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I Work At My Family's Business

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    Harder Than It Seems.

    I work for the family business. I have heard comments that It's an easy job and I can't get fired. Well, it's a lot harder than it seems.I am the only child. So obviously, I am going to be the one who will run the business some day. This means that I have a lot of stress. I have...
    eastsideswoman eastsideswoman 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 16, 2011

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