A Kid Gets A Job @ Brookdale Soda

Sixteen years old and looking for work, something to supplement caddying at the Country Club which was only a good thing on week-ends in fair weather. What could be handier than the soda pop factory two blocks up the street from my house? So came about my three year association with Brookdale Beverage of Bloomfield, New Jersey.

They needed extra help afternoons when the trucks returned from their routes. Unload the empties and pile on the new product so the trucks would be ready to roll bright and early the next morning.

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