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I Was Taught To Work For What I Wanted

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 53 People

    I Always Wanted To Work

    My whole childhood, into young adulthood, all I wanted to do was be able to go to work. I hated school, so work must be better. My stepfather treated me as inferior (to put it mildly) because I didnt work. I had no value in his eyes. Every chance I got, I worked. In...
    accomplice accomplice 46-50, M 5 Responses Oct 25, 2010

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    No Free Ride

    Nothing in life ever came easy to me. Sure I was successful at things, but I worked for everything I got. Sometimes I think the pursuit of something is that much sweeter when you have to work for it. My parents gave my brother and sister and I a lot of opportunities. It came...
    Lucidblue Lucidblue 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 4, 2011

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    Picking Rock & Baling Hay!

    The thing about working for the farmers that lived within bicycling distance from me, was that they had no way of knowing I was already busting *** at home and not getting paid, so when they actually paid me, they were taken in by how much I appreciated it!
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 17, 2011

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    So I created a fantastic company.

    It's taken me 15 years to build it up with some fabulous highs and a few devastating lows but we are still here & I wouldn't have it any other way👍if you have any questions about starting your own business please post but always remember go for your passion not the money...
    buzzby17 buzzby17 46-50, F 3 Responses Mar 29, 2014

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