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Long job search finally ends for one man

After enduring 2 trying years of unemployment, he gets the call — and a job — at last

Roger Ahlfeld’s long search for a job ended suddenly one afternoon with a phone call.

A senior executive at Tedeschi Food Stores called and asked him to be the Rockland company’s vice president of human resources. After more than two years of unemployment, Ahlfeld hardly hesitated, saying only he wanted to review the contract. Then he hung up the phone and jumped up and down, fist-pumping the air.

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