Thursday, Sep. 10, 2009

Akberali Jivani

Age: 64

Previous employment: Cashier

Jivani was laid off from his job at a convenience store in May. He got another cashier job, but a new manager let him go in July. He wants work, but "right now the employers don't have any," he says. Separated from his wife, he is living at a friend's house.