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The first jobs of Baltimore notables

First jobs. We’ve all had one and, regardless of whether we loved it or hated it, it put money in our pockets.

But long after that money was gone, the lessons learned remain. Work is hard. Show up on time. Take responsibility. Deal well with others. Think ahead. Some people are jerks. Work can be boring. Mistakes happen, but learn from them.

To celebrate the Labor Day weekend, we asked some prominent Marylanders about their first jobs and what they learned from them. Here’s what they had to say.

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