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Work Stories: Jennifer Garcia on College, Fast Food, and Being a Single Mom

In this installment of Arizona Edition’s Work Stories, we hear from fast food worker Jennifer Garcia.  Jennifer is 21 years old and has been working at a fast food restaurant for about a year.  Here, Jennifer talks about why she chose to work in fast food…(originally aired 03/19/14).

“When she tells me, ‘Oh, Mom, I don’t want to go to college.’ I wanna’ be like, ‘NO! No, you have to! Look at what I’ve been through!’”

This piece was featured in the March 5th Arizona Edition.  Other pieces featured in the show, as well as other Work Stories, can be found below in the related content section.

Lou grew up in Tucson and has a long family history in the state of Arizona. He began his public radio career in 1988 at KNAU in Flagstaff as a classical music DJ and has been hooked on public radio since, transitioning to news after trying his hand at several other careers in publishing and commercial broadcasting. Lou has a degree in American Studies from Arizona State University and was KAWC's Morning Edition host for two and half years before becoming News and Operations Director.
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