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Age 30 Place of Birth Camarillo, California Where you live Brooklyn, NY First Job Counselor, summer camp What it taught me While working at summer camp, I remember realizing that it didn’t matter if I wasn’t feeling well or wasn’t feeling into my job that day – those kids were there to have the best two weeks of their...

Age 39 Place of Birth Huntingdon Valley, PA Where you live Arlington, MA First Job Part-time secretary to my mom, administrator of a 129-bed assisted living facility in Chalfont, PA What it taught me My mom was a serious business woman as the boss. However, at home, she showed her softer side as fun, loving mom. I too...

Age 38 Place of Birth Brooklyn, New York Where you live New York, N.Y. First Job Paper Route What it taught me Taught me responsibility – and the importance of being on time. Status Married Family Jennifer Ingram (spouse), Ava Reilly Ingram (daughter). Best advice you could give someone starting out When making a...

Age 39 Place of Birth Chicago, Illinois Where you live Chicago First Job Working on my grandfather’s farm in Mayo, Ireland. What it taught me To eat everything on my plate because it took hard work to get it there. Status Married Family Wife, Kelly Three things people would be surprised to know about me 1. My favorite...

Age 38 Place of Birth Chicago, IL Where you live Chicago, IL First Job Scooping ice cream at the mall. What it taught me The customer is always right. Status Married Family Spouse, Krista, and 7 children: Cameron (14), Kaila (9), Jessica (8), Michael (7), Kristen (6), Kevin (4) and Brendan (2). Three things people...

Age 39 Place of Birth Binghamton, N.Y. Where you live Boston, MA First Job Front desk at the Binghamton Tennis Center. What it taught me If you enjoy what you do, it doesn’t always seem like work. Status Married Family My husband, Riccardo Fantini Three things people would be surprised to know about me 1. I was named...

Age 38 Place of Birth Lurgan, Co Armagh Where you live Manhattan First Job Collegio Irlandese – Rome What it taught me The importance of good customer service Status Single Three things people would be surprised to know about me 1. Former competitive Irish dancer. 2. Played camogie for St Peter’s GAC, Lurgan and St...

Age 36 Place of Birth Paterson, NJ Where you live Verona, NJ First Job Cleaning industrial boilers at a hospital. What it taught me To stay in school and an appreciation of the sacrifices my parents and grandparents made to help me get an education. Status Married Family Elizabeth (wife), Finola (daughter) Three...

Age 35 Place of Birth Belleville, New Jersey Where you live Montclair, NJ First Job Taking care of young children at the local YMCA. What it taught me The importance of making sure our society provides and cares for those who are most vulnerable. Status Married Family Lovely wife Alixon Collazos, and 13 month old son...

Age 37 Place of Birth New York, NY Where you live Hamden, CT First Job Bookstore What it taught me By surrounding yourself with things you enjoy, it makes work come easy. Status Married Family Gregory Hewitt, Mary Kate Hewitt (6) and Matthew Thomas Hewitt (4) Three things people would be surprised to know about me 1....