Merced woman, 88, a finalist in 'Hardest Working Person' contest

07/20/2010 1:28 PM

12/13/2010 9:35 AM

Merced's Madeline Wall, 88, an Austrian immigrant who has worked at the same Volkswagen dealership for 50 years, is a finalist in Mitchum's "Hardest Working Person in America" contest.

According to a press release from Mitchum, a deodorant company, Wall is one of 10 finalists who could win $100,000 and become the subject of a short film by Albert Maysles.

Wall was recently honored by Volkswagen for her 50 years of service. She worked full-time while raising three children, the press release said.

Watch the contest entry video below, and vote for Wall here.


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