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July 23, 2009

Goodbye, New York; Hello, Las Vegas

New York City is a hard place to make ends meet, especially if you’re young, broke and unemployed. Leila Day had her dream job at Lincoln Center organizing concerts and fancy cocktail parties, hobnobbing with celebrities. But she eventually found herself out of work, sending out hundreds of resumes and getting no return phone calls.

When Leila's mom called from Las Vegas with a chance to open a pretzel franchise in the airport, Leila thought "this can’t be my life." Now it is. Janet Babin talks with Leila about the good, the bad and the ugly in the Big Apple, her new life in Vegas, and the best way to bake a pretzel.

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