17 Things You Can Only Know If You've Had a Paper Route
Newspaper carriers are the unsung heroes of the journalism industry. Rain or shine, they're the ones who make sure the news is delivered first thing in the morning, right to your front door—whether via car, by bike, or even on foot. Given that the job calls for a whole lot of neighborhood traversal, you'd better bet they have plenty of stories of their own to tell. To get the news on the people who deliver the news, we talked to the newsies themselves to find out what things only someone who's done a paper route would know.