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Thousands Fall From Middle Class After RV Industry Collapse

NPR | Dec. 25, 2013 4:24 a.m.

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Kelly McEvers

Officials in Oregon have kept records on what happened to thousands of people who lost their jobs when RV manufacturing in that state imploded during the recession. A major swath of people have dropped from middle-wage earners to low-wage earners, which is a trend we’re seeing across the U.S. Another group of people did even worse.

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