When I came to America in 1980, they told me to go on welfare for three years but instead I went to find work. First I worked at a carrot factory, then a chicken factory, and then an auto factory. I worked wherever I wanted.Read More
My first job was at a cotton mill. That was 1987, I was 18. It was hard, hard, hard, from 7PM to 7AM. I worked at one company for three years, then left and worked at another company doing the same thing for four years, and then another one for 13 years. After that, I set up my own little shop on 7th street in Philadelphia.
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My first job was in shipping, receiving and packing at C.S. Osborne Company in Harrison, New Jersey. I opened this in 1990. Why my own store? I don’t want to work for anybody else. Just myself.Read More