SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – With companies like Hostess, Campbell’s, and Comcast closing down, some workers are now applying for jobs for the first time in decades.

One industry that’s booming is truck driving, a career that’s attracting young and old from all walks of life.

It’s been an emotional roller coaster for Roy Douglas, who lost his leg to diabetes and was forced out of his home.

“I sleep on my street in my van,” said Douglas.

All within the last two years, he’s has been trying to get back into the job market, but with no luck.

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