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9 professions that should be extinct but aren't

By: Sidney Stevens on April 13, 2016, 3:09 p.m.
Vintage photograph of milkman and baby in apartment

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Milkman

Once upon a time, the milkman paid his weekly visit to a wide swath of Americans bearing fresh-from-the-dairy goodness. Though nearly extinguished by the surge of supermarket dairy cases, milkmen are once again delivering bottled milk door-to-door in neighborhoods across America. Many are capitalizing on the thirst for organic, grass-fed and locally produced dairy products, and a few also offer farm-fresh vegetables and meat.