As part of the Los Angeles Times series on the nation's unemployment crisis, America Out of Work, videojournalist Jeff Amlotte produced video vignettes of ten of those who have lost their jobs. Using a creative multi-panel split-screen format, they each tell in their own words how they are coping with long-term unemployment as images of their daily life play alongside.
The first five have been posted, representing a diversity of ages and ethnicities. We look forward to seeing the remaining five.
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