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I haven't read the book, but instead of reading about someone who took lowpaying jobs, I'd rather read a study on why those in lowpaying jobs or on welfare are in the situation they're in, since that will give more of a clue on what to do with the situation.

If you recently immigrated to this country and have a low paying job, it's very possible you're still financially better off than you were in the country you immigrated from. And it would be interesting to find out if immigrants stay in low paying jobs, or if they're just a stepping stone.

If you're in a low paying job or on welfare because you had a kid at 16, than that's not to fault of the "system", that's your fault for poor choices.
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