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THEY DON'T LOOK LIKE your average garbage man.
When Larry Jenkins first suggested to his wife that they buy half of an established garbage pick-up route in Franklin, his wife Barbara was quick to agree.
The L&N Railroad employee had been searching for a way to work for himself, and the garbage route seemed like a good way to "pick-up" a career.
From a start of 310 customers, Jenkins Disposal Service has grown to a route of 600 regular customers, many of whom the Jenkins now count as friends.
The Jenkins confess that the fringe benefits of their business are unique. If there was ever a job that gave life to an old cliche, then the garbage business is …