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What was your career path?

What was your career path?

"Career" seems like an old word in this time of corporate restructuring, off-shoring and free agency. But many people still aspire to a career. What was your career path? Did it come by the kind of planning Senior Correspondent Deborah Fernandez recommends? Or was it more by happenstance? Share your story and include a photo or video from your career.


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A Usesful Skill

A Usesful Skill

Victoria Tchoryk of Cary, N.C., talks about her career and how her sewing skills benefited her in life. I really did not have a career.

Unexpected Career Path

Unexpected Career Path

I asked Jeanne Lawton of Cary, N.C., about her career path, and this is what she told me. I went to the University of Dayton in Ohio, and I was an education major.

My Grandmother the Nurse

My Grandmother the Nurse

The following is from a brief interview I had with my grandmother, Barbara Somol, about her time as a registered nurse. I began three years of nursing school after I graduated high school [in 1958].

Nurse Terry

Nurse Terry

This is the story of Terry Dambro as told to me, her granddaughter, Hannah Fink.

Jerry Sicard: Jobs Along the Way

Jerry Sicard: Jobs Along the Way

For my career, I owned my own butcher shop in Kankakee, Illinois - also known as "Jerry's." My family and I lived over the shop for awhile, and when we later relocated to Marion, N.C., I continued my work as a butcher in the local Ingles.

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