My First Job: Larry Wheeler

April 30, 2011 at midnight
Updated April 29, 2011 at 11:30 p.m.



Name: Larry Wheeler

Age: 65

City of residence: Victoria

Current title: Walgreens store manager

First job: When I was 12, I worked on a harvest crew, driving the combine and wheat truck. But my first real job was with Walgreens.

What it taught me: I learned to be responsible for my company, the money and the employees. I also learned you don't have to accept things the way they are. If you challenge the status quo, you can make change happen.

My First Job is a feature that highlights people's first - or wackiest - job and what they learned from the experience. Please limit responses to 100 words or less. Responses may be edited for style, content or length. A photo of the jobholder accompanies the feature.



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