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Across the street from the Twitter building on Market Street, John Forrey works at a stationery store making minimum wage—about $21,000 a year.
“It is difficult and it’s paycheck to paycheck and it’s concern after that paycheck and it’s concern after that one. So there is a major concern that I didn’t have as a kid growing up.”