Dani James makes $14.75 an hour at her job as a part-time receptionist in Chicago. You know this because, much to her mother’s horror, the 24-year-old Ohio State graduate student tells me when I ask.
“That’s none of anybody’s business,” Lesley Jaymes, 52, tells her daughter and me.
“Oh, Mom, what difference does it make?” Dani replies.
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