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Careers for People Who Can't Sit Still

Lots of adults enjoy fast-paced careers.

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When kids are asked what they want to be when they grow up, they tend to rattle off the types of jobs that are on this list of restless roamers. Children often admire public servants like firefighters or police officers and aspire to become them. Others may have "hoop dreams" -- imagining a life as a professional athlete. Still other youngsters dream of acting, dancing or singing stardom.

But as people grow older, they often turn to a sedentary 9 to 5 gig, until they discover they're antsy, impatient and constantly watching the clock. In short, they want to let that inner child loose to run free. Maybe you too have realized the office jockey life just isn't for you. If you cringe at the thought of sitting in one spot all day, then one of the following career fields may be just what you need.

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