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For many Americans, 'temp' work becomes permanent way of life

Image: Ronda Roberts, is unemployed after an abrupt end to a temporary job in 2012
Ronda Roberts, a 55-year-old professional in Beavercreek, Ohio, landed a temporary job at the end of 2012. When she took a sick day on Dec. 13, 2013, she was told that her assignment was up, effective immediately.Maddie McGarvey / for NBC News