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Jennifer Gonnerman

May 12, 2008 | Features
Blood on the Tracks

Every time a trackworker goes into the tunnels, there’s a chance he won’t come back out. What the world looks like when a 400-ton train is barreling toward you at 30 miles per hour.

January 7, 2008 | Features
The House Where They Live

There are 45 sex offenders living in one small Long Island town, 17 on the same block, 7 in a single suburban ranch. Inside a sex-offender cluster.

December 3, 2007
The Manicurists’ Heroine

Susan Kim took her employers to court, and catalyzed a movement for salon-workers’ rights.

August 13, 2007 | Features
The Deliverymen’s Uprising

For $1.75 an hour, they put up with abusive employers, muggers, rain, snow, potholes, car accidents, six-day weeks, and lousy tips. Not anymore.

May 14, 2007 | Features
The Panhandler’s Payday

Eddie Wise hustled for every dollar in his pocket. Until he got a check for $100,000.

November 6, 2006 |
A Hard-Earned Life

A father’s paycheck reads $676. It has to last two weeks. Start the clock.