A year with no job; now dad’s benefit checks expire

Daniel Stark is an unemployed single father of 6-year-old Isaiah. They live in Clifton, and Stark’s unemployment benefits have run out after a year without work. He has training as a heavy equipment mechanic but says he may “have to go cook in a restaurant somewhere.” But, Stark says, he won’t make enough “to cover me, my son and all our bills.”



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Daniel Stark is an unemployed single father of 6-year-old Isaiah. They live in Clifton, and Stark’s unemployment benefits have run out after a year without work. He has training as a heavy equipment mechanic but says he may “have to go cook in a restaurant somewhere.” But, Stark says, he won’t make enough “to cover me, my son and all our bills.”

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