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What it feels like to be layed off by GM

Back in the 1980s, Youngstown was a flourishing industrial town in the so-called Rust Belt of the US. For over 50 years, General Motors produced millions of cars on its assembly lines here. Now, the city’s production site is one of five in North America, that GM plans to shut down. Thousands of workers will lose their jobs - not General Motors‘ employees but also those working for its suppliers.

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