I Work the Graveyard Shift

An estimated 8 million Americans work through the night, scurrying to the office while the rest of the world settles into bed. Would it work for you? Here's what we asked women who work the overnight hours.

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(Image credit: Steen Sunland)

Kelly Bowman, 39, High Point, NC. Laboratory technician

Kristin Nelson, 27, Springfield, MO. On-air reporter for KY3 News

Dawn Leonard, 39, Austin, TX. Senior police officer, mounted unit