Inc. 5000: 5 Stories of Grit & Resilience

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Numbers can be deceiving. They don’t reveal the struggles, the horror, or the shear relief when a company is able to come back from the brink--or out on the other side of recession. When you look beyond the numbers of the Inc. 5000, you'll find some big stories of small business success. Many made the list year after year, and others launched major comebacks. Meet five companies that have shown some serious grit and resilience. -- Nicole Carter