Jobless at 46, woman goes to school
Jodi Wooding was a single mom with limited education, two children to support and a job she loved -- until the specter that haunts many Americans hit her.
Wooding had worked at Foley Wood Products in Ellsworth for 13 years when in September 2004 the owners announced they'd sold the business and the plant would close.
"My initial thought was, 'What am I going to do? I'm 46 years old. What am I going to do?'" recalls Wooding.