Yahoo! News - Three laid-off Americans struggle to find work: "Feb. 15
McElwee has decided to put off the surgery. He can't help thinking about the financial toll job loss has taken. 'My father, when he died, left me some rings, jewelry, watches, bracelets. I pawned every single one of them. I can't reclaim them,' he says. 'I have no tangible memory of my father anymore, not even the cross he wore around his neck.'"
someday.... i might have to sell guilt dog