Tuesday, July 25, 2006

Behind the Greeting

An article in the St. Petersburg Times by SAUNDRA AMRHEIN:

During her lunch hour, Ellen Stanton walks stiffly back through aisles of discount clothes and frozen foods.
She wobbles into the employee break room on the artificial knee that makes her leg throb, on the foot rendered painful from diabetes.

She sits down and takes off her shoes. Hours on her feet greeting Wal-Mart shoppers take their toll.

Stanton worked almost her whole life, but she never thought she'd be working this long, at the age of 74.
Click on the link and read it.

No comments: