Anna, of Polish parentage, is only seventeen, and has had to leave school. She says, "I wanted to be a nurse, but I had to give up high school and help support the family because my Dad was out of work so long. I could get work and my father couldn't. I would like to work in a hospital, and I did apply at one or two, but couldn't get on." Anna managed to get a job breaking eggs for forty hours a week at $11.50.

Source: Rachel Stutsman, What of Youth Today?, 42

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