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In 2016, the Working In America initiative launched to collect stories from workers across the country to tell us about the challenges and joys of what they do and how they do it.

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Jeffrey McGee
Facilities Manager & Formerly Incarcerated Drug Dealer
52 years old
New York, NY

“You can hustle anything. You can hustle a job…a hustle is not a get over. A hustle is a progression—a hustle is upward, onward, outward movement. As long as you’re moving forward, you’re hustling. You don’t have to be getting over to hustle.”



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congrats bro i am just really getting started and understand the hustle its hard to get going after pullinh 18 but am trying did your experiance in the pen help your cause?