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From the summit lift at Camden Snow Bowl in Maine, skiers and riders can see Penobscot Bay.

Graduating into the early stages of what became known as The Great Recession wasn’t the ideal time to be flashing a Bachelor’s in Sports Communication around the job market.

So, in addition to moving back in with my parents in the summer of 2007 — Dad said he’d give me till September before he started charging me rent, I went to work as a Dietary Aid at Marlborough Hills Healthcare Center for a manager who used to run the bar and grill I slung burgers at during my previous summer vacations.


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Mike Walsh is sports editor at The Berkshire Eagle. He's been with The Eagle since 2017. Walsh also authors the NENPA-winning Powder Report column. He's an avid snowboarder, runner, homebrewer, and he used to play a pretty mean sousaphone.