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Ex-Enron workers trying to move on with their lives 10 years after energy giant's collapse
HOUSTON (AP) ' Former Enron Corp. employees say they're still angry about the deceit that led to the energy giant's spectacular downfall 10 years ago. But most have tried to move on as best they can.
Enron once was the nation's seventh-largest company. It plunged into bankruptcy after years of accounting tricks could no longer hide billions in debt or make failing ventures appear profitable.
The collapse wiped out thousands of jobs, more than $60 billion in market value and more than $2 billion in pension plans.
Deborah DeFforge worked in Enron's energy retail arm for five years. She's since started a new career as a real estate agent.
DeFforge acknowledges her former company's collapse stung for a while, but says "it's not like something we just sit and cry over every day."