Two Tales From the Recession

Fred Sherrod is one of the many faces of the lingering recession. He's 52 years old, a highly experienced account manager in the middle of his career, and he's been looking for work for a year and a half. "It affects one's pride, it affects a lot of people in different ways," Sherrod said. "It's difficult to go out and look for a job and wonder sometimes if age isn't a factor of why it's not happening." Startling research released by the Pew Center for Research found that Sherrod is one of...Full Story
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