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Age 35 Place of Birth Tipperary, Ireland Where you live Morningside Heights First Job Handing out After Eight mints on an Aer Lingus flight, at 6 years old. What it taught me Always be nice to flight attendants, and anyone with After Eight mints. Status Married Family Mark Guma, spouse. Son Max Charles, almost 2....

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 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 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 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 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 Edison, NJ Where you live Belmar, NJ First Job Paperboy What it taught me I was 11 years old and I delivered two different newspapers in my middle class neighborhood. I learned that service leads to success – at the time I used to get a $1 tip from a customer and I thought I was loaded! Today, I...