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Recession in America

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On the Edge
The effects of the recession on everyday life in America.
by P.J. Huffstutter
Photos by Genero Molina

Shopping
Negotiating lower prices has expanded to beauty care, shoes and apparel. Just be patient, know the rules and practice.