Summer is here and most East Dallas youth are basking in three months of unadulterated freedom. But for the industrious ones looking to pocket some extra cash, it means trading in schoolbooks for job applications. From lifeguards to lemonade stands, kids at all different ages seek seasonal work to save up for everything from candy to cars. Here, some of our prominent and longtime neighbors share their memories of working hard during the summer, why they did it and what it taught them.
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