I got started through the neighbors. It was never more than a personal hobby until then.
Can you keep our contacts open? We don’t want to lose customers while we’re out of town.
What do I get out of it?
You can keep the profits.
When they came back—they asked me if I wanted to stay on. I did. I made bank.
If I had been caught? I started in high school, so I likely wouldn’t have graduated on time.
People always tell me how lucky I am with all of my privileges. They’re not wrong. It’s something I am deeply grateful for—but I just wish that others knew my struggles, too. And that they had more opportunities.