While that sounds awesome, I’m guessing some of these people didn’t grow up in abject poverty, knowing what it was like not having basic needs met. I’ve worked since I was a teenager and have never taken a break between jobs because I knew exactly what being nearly homeless and regularly hungry and anxious felt like.

Idealistically, I’d love my work to feel enriching and be meaningful, but sometimes a paycheck (in reality) is more important.

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