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Top 4 Most Bizarrely Awesome Jobs (NSFW)

Though it's recovering at a sloooooooow but steady rate, there are still a lot of people here in America out of work. More than that, the fact that the job market is so depressed means that even people with jobs are suffering. Not as much, of course, but consider this:

How many of you are sticking with employers you loathe simply for the health insurance and the steady paycheck? In the environment we have right now it's just too much of a risk to go back to school to pursue something better, or venture out on your own to form that dream business you've always wanted.

Still, every economic indicator points to light at the end of the tunnel if we can hold on. One day soon you'll be in a position to strike out for the Promised Land in search of a profession that will truly make you happy. In anticipation of that happy day, I present to you five gigs people have snagged to prove that you can love your work because it is awesome!

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Jef Rouner is a contributing writer who covers politics, pop culture, social justice, video games, and online behavior. He is often a professional annoyance to the ignorant and hurtful.
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