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April 11, 1999 | DON LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After a long period of rejections from employers and dependence on welfare, Adelicia Bermudez, a 23-year-old high-school dropout and single mother of two, recently dipped her toes back into the job market. She found it very warm. The day after she interviewed with a Fountain Valley insurance business, the employer not only called but asked if she could start right away. "Yeah, of course," Bermudez answered.
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April 11, 1999 | DON LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After a long period of rejections from employers and dependence on welfare, Adelicia Bermudez, a 23-year-old high-school dropout and single mother of two, recently dipped her toes back into the job market. She found it very warm. The day after she interviewed with a Fountain Valley insurance business, the employer not only called but asked if she could start right away. "Yeah, of course," Bermudez answered.
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June 17, 1994 | LESLIE BERGER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Noreen Garcia says she never enjoyed getting welfare and has worked on and off for a decade while she raised her daughter alone, resorting to government help only when she lost a job or a baby-sitter. "It's very embarrassing. People stare at you when you cash your check or go in a store with food stamps," Garcia said. "They don't understand not all of us want to be on it."
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June 17, 1994 | LESLIE BERGER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Noreen Garcia says she never enjoyed getting welfare and has worked on and off for a decade while she raised her daughter alone, resorting to government help only when she lost a job or a baby-sitter. "It's very embarrassing. People stare at you when you cash your check or go in a store with food stamps," Garcia said. "They don't understand not all of us want to be on it."
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