More than two years after the end of the recession, 14 million Americans remain out of work. The “Help Wanted” project follows six unemployed people from across the country as they struggle to pay the bills, preserve relationships and hold onto hope for the future. The project seeks to show the true impact of joblessness — through the eyes of the unemployed.
COLLEGE PARK, MD- AUGUST 10 : Thera Larson is currently employed but lives with a fiance who is not. She is blogging about her experiences for the Washington Post. Photos taken at the University of Maryland campus, which is near her workplace. (Photo by Michael Williamson/The Washington Post) Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post Buy Photo