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Steve
06-01-2006, 03:02 PM
When you read articles like this you can see how more and more people are leaving corporate America to start their own business. This mother of three in specific started her own construction company and has inspired her kids to start businesses as well as work with her to help grow the family business.

Contractor traded in business suit for a tool belt (http://www.tallahassee.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060527/BUSINESS/605270326/1003) - Debbie Reynolds faced a career change when she came to Tallahassee eight years ago, so she did what any single mother of three would do: She swapped her business suit for a tool belt and started building homes.

"I was a financial adviser with American Express in Houston," says Reynolds, 47. "My mother needed me here emotionally and financially. I sold my place in Houston and came here."