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May 1, 1997 | GEORGE SKELTON
The able-bodied will not get a handout. They will get a job. --Sign in Kern County welfare office * The "get a job" notice--both an admonition and a promise--is prominently displayed on the wall behind the receptionist's counter. To underscore the point, an electronic sign flashes missives in red as welfare applicants walk through the door: Strive for personal independence. . . . Work pays in so many ways. . . . Cherish your children. . . . Be a role model.
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May 1, 1997 | GEORGE SKELTON
The able-bodied will not get a handout. They will get a job. --Sign in Kern County welfare office * The "get a job" notice--both an admonition and a promise--is prominently displayed on the wall behind the receptionist's counter. To underscore the point, an electronic sign flashes missives in red as welfare applicants walk through the door: Strive for personal independence. . . . Work pays in so many ways. . . . Cherish your children. . . . Be a role model.
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