Kim Thai, a single mother of four... worked as a sorter on a shrimp boat before oil began pouring into the Gulf... "I spend a lot of time thinking now when I can go to work, how I can hold this family together," said Thai, of Bayou La Batre. "I worry about my kids seeing me this way and them getting sad or it affecting their school work." ...
Tejuania Nelson, who runs a day-care center in fishing-dependent Grand Bay, Ala., said preschoolers whose parents were left jobless because of the spill are lashing out in unsettling ways.
"They're throwing desks, kicking chairs," she said. "It's sad. With this, people do not have hope. They cannot see a better time."