My First Job: John Griffin

April 28, 2012 at midnight
Updated April 27, 2012 at 11:28 p.m.

John Griffin

John Griffin

• Name: John Griffin

• Age: 56

• City of residence: Victoria

• Current title: Managing partner with Marek, Griffin & Knaupp Attorneys at Law

• First job: I worked at a Port Lavaca nursing home, sweeping floors, cleaning bedpans and doing whatever else they needed me to do.

• What it taught me: That job taught me the value of older people. They're just as special and worth knowing as young people are. I also learned respect for people who work those jobs.

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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