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Mom turns love of baking into local coffee shop, job opportunity for students with special needs

OAK LAWN, Ill. - It is a paradox that there are businesses in need of good workers, and good workers in need of jobs and, yet, that is a reality that has been slowly changing.

For 25 years, Maria Veal commuted to downtown Chicago to work at her day job in banking. At home, however, she pursued her love of baking, a craft she learned from her grandmother.

As her middle child, Billy, inched closer to adulthood, Veal found herself wondering if there was a way to flip her lifestyle and turn her hobby into

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