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Balancing Acts

In bad times, workers share time off

More firms allowing colleagues to donate

Jennifer Crowley still feels the pain of losing her 6-month-old son, Cian, to cancer. Her co-workers donated sick time so she could take care of him when he was sick.
Jennifer Crowley still feels the pain of losing her 6-month-old son, Cian, to cancer. Her co-workers donated sick time so she could take care of him when he was sick. (Globe staff photo / John Tlumacki) Globe staff photo / John Tlumacki
By Maggie Jackson
November 19, 2006

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Cian Crowley had far too little time on this earth. But before the good-natured 7-month-old died of a rare cancer last month, he received an immeasurable gift from his mother's co-workers: more time with his parents. (Full article: 789 words)

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