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For working-class actors like Jennifer Pierce Mathus, the SAG-AFTRA strike meant everything

Jennifer Pierce Mathus is among the thousands of actors who could not participate in film and television productions while SAG-AFTRA held out for a fair deal from studios. The union reached an interim agreement with the studios on Nov. 9.

(Courtesy of Josh Stringer)
Jennifer Pierce Mathus is among the thousands of actors who could not participate in film and television productions while SAG-AFTRA held out for a fair deal from studios. The union reached an interim agreement with the studios on Nov. 9. (Courtesy of Josh Stringer)

A normal day for Jennifer Pierce Mathus probably looks hectic to outsiders.

The Arkansas native does freelance communication work for a museum, administrative duties at a restaurant in her home of Oxford, Miss.,

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