RETAIL TRADE: Enterprise of the Heart

In a three-story building in Washington, D.C. last week, a woman whose legs have been withered by polio fitted plastic legs on torn dolls. Nearby, a blind man who had lost his sight in an explosion expertly tacked new upholstery on a frayed Willard Hotel chair. Around them, dozens of other disabled men & women worked busily in the headquarters of the Goodwill Industries of America, Inc.

This week, as Goodwill celebrated its 50th anniversary, it could point to a record matched by no organization in the world In its 101 U.S....

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