Working Papers


In 1984, I was eligible to get my working papers. Here is the public school that I visited to achieve this milestone.

I stood in line with a bunch of people my age armed with my medical records and a desire to earn a buck. It took all morning but I got them. A few weeks later I started working in the produce department of a Midtown supermarket. The hourly rate was $3.75. I was on my way.

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