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My first job.
Asking around this building I was struck by how many people delivered newspapers.
Thirteen years old I became Laura impress delivery boy and newspaper Karl -- is delivered papers when I was.
Eleven or twelve and lots of people said their first job was restaurant work my job was to clean up the parking lot of the dairy court -- washing dishes Friday Saturday and Sunday I was eight years old there working my father's bakery.
I wash the pots and pan thanks grateful Horace.
I don't -- child labor and I would I got paid American makes it illegal to work when you're young but there's an exception if you work for your family.
My job as -- my family's restaurant at a very I need to start to -- eight years old cleaning the tables and then I was promoted to host -- and then promoted to waitress.
And they used to -- at least make me work shift after shift when waitresses would call off.
And I work all these etc.
what I get so angry at him because he'd sent all the other waitresses home.
Some people talk about how hard they had to persist just to get -- first.
-- around town asking their business owners of five they would pay me to sweep their sidewalks and their parking -- some persisted even when the money listen good.
My first job was mowing lawns at the University of Denver for the princely sum of a buck fifteen an hour and when the work was -- worry.
OK my first that was in need backroom.
Eight -- -- -- to -- and I -- the -- getting all the coins and the cash register putting all the pennies in those paper rolls that a problem Nichols in those paper rolls of -- -- of course at several sites and -- eight hours -- day stuffy -- of paper -- in the they would go off to the bank many worked long now works.
Working school -- till 2 AM.
And my mom would pick me up at 2 o'clock in the morning portion of she was raising five kids not just me and the third night this happened she said billing -- -- -- and then Shannon -- helped her mother renovated house's.
I had a little scraper tool and had to go around to every pane of glass after they were painted.
And stave off any glue any paint that was.
Left on there Charles Payne worked in a little shop in Harlem that was a tough -- You know as it is and he did this story that the register but also I was in a location had also been a security guard as well.
And that was a pretty tough -- that -- today some laugh about the hard work.
I was garbage written Barack and it was -- guys wrote on the back the trucking he jumped off and then developed.
-- were there and you through men and -- -- like classical expect and there are those big heavy metal things.
And it's -- it's sometimes you -- to -- -- and go low.
And hard work taught valuable lessons did it change my life that -- certainly dead.
I decided never one to ever ever ever -- professional.
Person who puts those money in the -- -- what it was dreadfully dull.
And I is set I have to have a job this fasting and of course I wanna -- a lawyer because I knew -- I'd be in trouble on an hour I'd never be able to afford a lawyer says better feel lawyer so -- ultimately became -- Only a few of my colleagues found early jobs in the field -- -- then they were giving away air time as a contest be -- DJ for an hour.
And so I was that I was what did you do to win the -- -- -- letter to playlist he said you know what songs would you play and I really thought.
Now what is the station sound like can't believe that they gave me a key to a radio station and let me open it up sign it on the air.
And you know do everything from news and disc jockey and sports and it's a terrific job and I found only one other person who really liked his first year.
-- I had there was between ages sixteen and -- Blair worked in the Summers as a sailing instructor and day camp and what it taught me was that.
There are people in the world do when you're doing -- job that you would do for nothing.
Well actually pay you and when they're offering it don't object.
Most first -- were not much fun it is -- dish washing machine.
-- up to wash pots and pans and scrub and all the plates and it was a busy restaurant I can tell you my worst job was.
Usually it was abortion dishes in an industrial kitchen at a hospital.
In the dish -- sure so big you walked into the dishwasher and I've never been so -- so.
Humans so hot anytime in my life but most every once said they're grateful for the lessons sailor but taught me -- If you work hard you can.
You know you can learn things and accumulate things in and do with it what you will talk to the value of work and also the dignity of work -- -- -- about.
You know give you yourself.
Taught me that you had to keep showing up for work it taught me to be punctual.
Because if people look at their newspaper they're very angry what it taught me was that.
I can do better than minimum wage and I went out the next summer bought my own lawn mower and I would charge people eight bucks to -- their lawns and I would do it in about an hour and I got -- much better I had a much more lucrative business working for myself.
The learned that if I wanted to buy anything for myself -- needed money and I needed to make my own money so is a lesson I learned very early on that.
I wasn't entitled to anything so it was in all regards it was really the beginning of a life that.
You know as a capitalist I learned it was kind of a food.
Even -- in the morning to make a little money.
Stewart -- first job was working in one of these double Decker buses in London.
-- -- -- -- How do you deal with drunks on learn how to do that county alone to deal with the general public what you get a lot of that has a London transport bus -- It also told to punctuality.
You may not been lights -- -- fuel shift it was one of the toughest jobs I have a hat but I am glad I did it.
Reason TV's nick Gillespie learned -- lesson he wasn't supposed to alert.
I worked as a page in my hometown library Middletown New Jersey.
Are supposed to put books away you know as they came as they were returned by technical good record of books and I put that restock them in about twenty minutes and I came back and I said okay where's the next track.
And the people who work -- this was a municipal library they were like what you're done.
And I was like yeah that -- you know this is great work you know -- let me do some more and they were like no you were supposed to take two hours to put those away.
-- just go away and come back at the end of your shift and what I learned from that was I don't want to work in the public sector.
Whatever that job most everyone said they learned just -- work.
Gave me the work ethic that I have now they taught me what hard work is and then I work every other job in the restaurant business that I will -- in the construction business.
And somehow I thought let me try this radio and TV thing.
And I've been very blast even if the job would be illegal today.
I was thirteen years old and -- went to work at Tyson's drugstore.
And you're not supposed to drive it thirteen you may have heard about that but at the time it fourteen -- a -- -- Mississippi you tracks licensed -- follow.
They gave me my start and then -- after that but that's another story.
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