A new call center in Grand Junction draws eager applicants.
Bartley recently got a new job after unemployment and bankruptcy.
McCarthy is facing his second bout of unemployment in two years, but says the crisis has brought his family together.
Brown delayed her retirement because of the downturn.
May is a 58 year old audio producer from Windsor. A layoff at his age comes with both struggles and gifts.
Pat, who didn't want to use her last name, is a software engineer who lost her job, wound up living in her car, and eventually found space at a homeless shelter.
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