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Janitor Earns Columbia University Degree After 12 Years Of Study

Janitor Earns Columbia University Degree After 12 Years Of Study

He's an immigrant who became a janitor, and on Sunday, he'll also be an Ivy League graduate, with a degree in classics from Columbia University. It's a classic American success story, but not the kind you read much in these recessionary times. Gac Filipaj, 52, came to the U.S. from war-torn Yugoslavia in 1992... Read More »

NYC Health Aide Guilty Of Stealing $800,000 From Elderly Woman

NYC Health Aide Guilty Of Stealing $800,000 From Elderly Woman

There are few stories more heart-wrenching than those in which workers take advantage of vulnerable senior citizens. But the case involving 86-year-old Renee Fuld is particularly egregious because the New York City woman also is disabled. Fuld's aide, Jackie Pokuwaah, 52, was arrested last year for... Read More »

After Decades On The Streets, An NYC Prostitute Contemplates Retirement

After Decades On The Streets, An NYC Prostitute Contemplates Retirement

It's not often that you hear the details of a career lived on the streets, let alone by someone who raised a family from the money she earned working them. But Barbara Terry supplied them for an article in The New York Times. Trained to be a medical lab technician, by age 21 Terry's husband had left, leaving... Read More »

Janitors Accused Of Stealing Hundreds Of Thousands From New York City Schools

Janitors Accused Of Stealing Hundreds Of Thousands From New York City Schools

Few use the janitor's closet as their ticket to stardom. The thankless post is often the province of those looking to make an honest dollar, and pay the bills. Read More »

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