When she was a kid"”maybe 12 years old or s'”Vickie Buyniski Gluckman would put on a ski mask to hide her face. She'd tuck her chin down and speak in the deepest voice she could muster. "Um, can I shovel your snow?" She'd figured out she could make twice as much money clearing driveways and walks as she could babysitting. Girls didn't shovel snow, so she pretended to be a boy.

 "It was my first economics lesson," she says. But not her first job and certainly not her last. She sold Wallace Brown greeting cards, dripping glitter door-to-door. "I was into earning money." Both her mom and dad worked, but she has four siblings and money was tight.

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