|FTLComm - Tisdale - November 22, 1998|
|This grade six paper girls makes her daily run each day for the Saskatoon Star Pheonix.
She has forty-seven customers and it takes a full hour to make the rounds. She
makes her run after school during week days and about the same time on Saturday.
When you consider this committment that is a substantial responsiblity getting out
every day in whatever weather and
Paper routes are a long standing tradition and for many people it is their first job and many life long lessons are learned from this experience. Unlike other first jobs the paper route involves handling money and carries with it a lot of responsibility as people depend on their paper and complain when it does not arrive. But such work can not be done solo, this carrier has some help from friends now and then and knows she can rely on her mom to back her up.