How My First Job Empowered Me

I was a weak young man who had been hospitalized and sick on and off for a couple years, when I found the courage and the strength to improve my status.

Approximately four years ago, I began my first job. I was a hard worker and enjoyed what I did. I had just gotten out of the hospital a couple months prior and had no business being an employee, at the time. To put this into context, I was seventeen, 6"0 tall and 98 lbs. I could barely lift a gallon of milk. I was hired on as host. The host’s job is to buss tables, seat guests, clean restrooms, roll silverware, support the…