Meet Holly Faulkner, lobster buyer – the Big Bras d’Or stalwart is the only female on the job — and she’s proud

One of a handful of designated lobster buyers here at Big Bras d’Or’s Factory Wharf, the 22-year-old has faced the elements head-on since lobster fishing season opened here in mid-May. Her job description includes hauling a few thousand pounds of lobster, six days a week. She has not missed a day of work. Faulkner embraces it, getting down and dirty, hauling 100-pound crates from lobster boats to wharf, to scale and to the truck. “It’s not too bad,” she said. “It’s a good workout. But yeah, I’m pretty exhausted at the end of the day.” Read the rest here 10:43

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