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Science  22 Sep 2000:
Vol. 289, Issue 5487, pp. 2025
DOI: 10.1126/science.289.5487.2025

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When University of California, Irvine, developmental biologist Susan Bryant married David Gardiner, Gardiner took a soft-money position as a researcher at Irvine. Because Gardiner was flexible in his goals and committed to raising children, it seemed a better choice than trying to get two jobs somewhere else, he recalls. And 17 years and two children later, Gardiner says that decision was right for them as a couple--and that he has learned to endure the indignities that come with the territory.