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Monday, 8 October 2012

Monday, October 8, 2012
I've spent the last several years writing blog posts about the Recession. Here's how it started: We decided to sell our only vehicle in order to pay the rent. An editor friend who, at the time, was working for a website chronicling the realities of the New Economy, wanted me to write about how we were surviving without a car as a suburban family of five. He wanted me to report on our family's experience living with financial devastation. About the choices we made, and the prices we paid for those choices.

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