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Her mother fled Japan when Hirono was 9, bringing her children to Hawaii and working menial jobs for low wages to keep them fed.
MAZIE HIRONO’S JOURNEY FROM POOR IMMIGRANT TO U.S. SENATORLINDA KILLIANMAY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Gone are the cluttered maps that entice players with menial tasks.
‘POKÉMON LEGENDS ARCEUS’ IS THE GAME MAINLINE POKÉMON FANS HAVE BEEN BEGGING FORJHAAN ELKERFEBRUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
During the Confederacy, as each secessionist state printed its own money, images of enslaved people picking cotton and doing other forms of menial labor appeared on the currency in several states.
PUTTING HARRIET TUBMAN ON THE $20 BILL IS NOT A SIGN OF PROGRESS. IT'S A SIGN OF DISRESPECTBRITTNEY COOPERJANUARY 27, 2021TIME
Essentially, Wolfe’s hormones failed to function properly, and even the most menial tasks were exhausting.
CAN A HUNTER OUTRUN AN ANTELOPE? THIS ULTRA-MARATHONER IS FINDING OUT.BY CHRISTINE PETERSON/OUTDOOR LIFENOVEMBER 23, 2020POPULAR SCIENCE
Many music traditions are dying out, with practitioners taking up menial labor to make ends meet.
HE HELPS FOLK MUSICIANS STAY ALIVEDANIEL MALLOYOCTOBER 9, 2020OZY
He lay there five days, during which we performed every friendly and even every menial office.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
The crown had been struck from the head of the king, and was snatched at by the most menial and degraded of his subjects.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
Two years afterwards, whilst working in a menial capacity, he attended the school of San Juan de Letran.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
From ministerial down to menial posts no claim was raised, no request preferred.
GREAT MEN AND FAMOUS WOMEN. VOL. 4 OF 8VARIOUS
And, by presenting this to the menial who opened the door to you at your house, you went in rejoicing, and all was peace.
THE GOLD BATP. G. WODEHOUSE

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