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Set for Life

The Fate of a Hardworking American Man

Susan Sipprelle | Posted 06.08.2013 | Business
Susan Sipprelle

Joe Price is one of the main characters in Set for Life, a documentary that follows three Baby Boomers who struggle to recover after losing their jobs in the Great Recession. When the film was completed, Price had been able to return to work in the green energy industry. But his employment saga did not end then.

'Set For Life': Film Profiles Boomers Struggling With Unemployment

Susan Sipprelle | Posted 12.09.2012 | Fifty
Susan Sipprelle

I thought I was set for life is the most common phrase I heard in interviews with older Americans who lost their jobs as a result of the recent recession. Over their careers, they had received promotions, praise, and bonuses. Then one day, sometime after the economic downturn began in 2008, they were told they were no longer needed and ushered out the door.

Mega Millions Ticket Sold In California Worth $266 Million

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — A Mega Millions ticket sold in California is worth $266 million. California Lottery officials say the ticket matched all six numb...