Mario Polo of Boston Market, left, talks to job seekers Herby Joseph, right, and Kingsly Jose, center, at a June job fair in Sunrise, Fla. A new study says than nearly one in seven Americans between 16 and 26 are unemployed and not in school.
Mario Polo of Boston Market, left, talks to job seekers Herby Joseph, right, and Kingsly Jose, center, at a June job fair in Sunrise, Fla. A new study says than nearly one in seven Americans between 16 and 26 are unemployed and not in school. Alan Diaz Associated Press
Mario Polo of Boston Market, left, talks to job seekers Herby Joseph, right, and Kingsly Jose, center, at a June job fair in Sunrise, Fla. A new study says than nearly one in seven Americans between 16 and 26 are unemployed and not in school. Alan Diaz Associated Press
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