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Barbara Hylick of Orlando, Fla., works as a manager for Elite Fitness in Williston. Hylick left Florida when the restaurant she managed closed. She was offered a job on the spot at the gym after she scolded a man who wouldn't remove his dirty work boots. Amy Dalrymple / Forum Communications

Comment on worker's boots got woman hired on the spot

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WILLISTON, N.D. - While waiting in line to take a shower at Elite Fitness, Barbara Hylick scolded a man who refused to take off his dirty work boots.


The gym offered her a job on the spot.

The Orlando, Fla., woman later found housing, a car and new friends through connections at work, and now she's making Williston her home.

"I knew with so many things falling into place for me that it was a confirmation I was supposed to be here," Hylick said.

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