The Progressive ran an excerpt from Work Won’t Love You Back. Here’s a clip:
Ann Marie Reinhart didn’t intend to spend half her life working in retail. It just sort of happened that way.
“I have always worked. I have worked two and three jobs,” she explains in a series of interviews. She had left her position in medical billing right before her first child was born, and hadn’t quite figured out what was next. A few months after her son’s birth, she stopped by a Toys “R” Us store and saw a “Now Hiring” sign. They hired her on the spot for the holidays. That was 1988.
“I had no aspirations of being a permanent cashier or working in retail. It was definitely not on my bucket list,” Reinhart says with a laugh.Read the whole thing at The Progressive