News, Springfield

Carrying the torch of Liberty

Tom and Cynthia Ames

SPRINGFIELD – You've probably seen them. No, you've definitely seen them.
People in Statue of Liberty costumes on roadside sidewalks, sometimes spinning a sign or prop, waving and encouraging drivers to pull into the Liberty Tax Service parking lot.
It's not glamorous work. Especially if you're the owner of the local tax prep franchise, having pushed all of the chips you've acquired in life into the middle of the table to try and fulfill the dream of small-business ownership.
One particular . . .

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