Episode 22: Mr. Newton

Newton Murray, 99, diligently reported for work sweeping the parking lots at Bama Sea Products in St. Petersburg for more than 30 years. Even when the business changed hands, and the new owners told him they weren't hiring, he explained that he'd been there so long that he came with the building. [MELISSA LYTTLE/Times]
Newton Murray, 99, diligently reported for work sweeping the parking lots at Bama Sea Products in St. Petersburg for more than 30 years. Even when the business changed hands, and the new owners told him they weren't hiring, he explained that he'd been there so long that he came with the building. [MELISSA LYTTLE/Times]
Published May 15 2018
Updated May 17 2018

Today’s podcast features a conversation with students at Ohio University. They ask about a profile of a man named Newton Murray, who at 99 was still working for a local seafood company.

Read the story here: At 99, a St. Petersburg man finds meaning in the working life.

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