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Kathy Lemus (WBUR)
Kathy Lemus (WBUR)

The slump in U.S. auto sales has meant big pay cuts for salespeople such as Kathy Lemus.

She's been selling cars at Cambridge Honda for the past six years, earning about $60,000 dollars a year, including base and commission. But over the past year she's watched her take-home pay drop by 20 percent.

In our ongoing series about people living with less, we visited Kathy Lemus in her office at the car dealership.

This program aired on August 11, 2009.

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