He recently had promising news — he was interviewed to be a contractor selling state license plates.
"You hope that just around the next corner or the next person you talk to is going to have something," he says. "I pray. I say show me the way. ... But you're no longer planning ahead. You're planning to get through the next day."
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EDITOR'S NOTE — Sharon Cohen is a national writer for The Associated Press, based in Chicago. She can be reached at features(at)ap.org.
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