(DAILY MAIL) — Beck Dorey-Stein was 25 years old and working five part-time jobs when she serendipitously answered an ad on Craigslist for a stenographer.

Two interviews later, she was offered a job in Barack Obama’s White House in 2012.

She went from feeling alone in the world to joining a pool of 13 reporters from the White House press corps, traveling with the president and tracking his every move.

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