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Owner Couples Talk about Blending Marriage and Business

Married couples, who double as business partners, share advice on how they successfully blend the two roles.

Handling different aspects of the business has become an ingredient for success for the Dominguezes. Gilbert runs the pharmacy while Marcia, a programmer, does the administrative paperwork, oversees the computer and telephone systems and manages the retail store.

"The key to our success is we really try to work independent of each other,'' said Marcia, though they make major decisions together. "You have to maintain your own self, your own personality.'' -

There are many small business owners who own businesses and work together -- 3.6 million husbands and wives, according to a recent U.S. Census.

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