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The Register-Mail:

Colton Sexton, 15, of Galesburg, carries his wheeled snow shovel down a street in Galesburg early this morning. Sexton was walking to the downtown area in hopes of drumming up some shoveling business.

During the last big snow, Sexton estimates he made $500 working his trade.

Editor’s note: I included this quick post as an example of two things. First, Colton as an entrepreneur, recognized an opportunity to make some money (the recent snowfall). Also, I liked the fact that Colton has developed some technology (the snow scrapper he carries) to work smarter, not harder.

Photo by Kent Kriegshauser.

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Originally posted by Rich Whittle on March 5, 2008 in Ideas.


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