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The day after the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attack, Carolyn Blashek tried enlisting in the military. She thought about the welfare of her children and decided that she wanted to serve. But without any prior military experience, Blashek was rejected by all the branches she applied for. Despite her good intentions, some said she was

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Jocelyn Enriquez

gardener and landscaper for upscale homes in California. Enjoys flower arranging and keeps a greenhouse of rare and exotic flowers to use upon customers’ requests. Enjoys costume designing and watching movies with her daughter on her days off.

Tony Gavinson

former owner of a commercial landscaping service business. Retired at the age of 44 after selling his business. Tony spends his free time reading the paper and watching house flipping and real estate shows on the FYI Channel.

Margaret Lipton

38-year old supervisor of an organic produce company. In-charge of overseeing greenhouse efficiency five days a week.