27 Million and Counting: Michelle Staley, Busy Breathers

Meet Michelle Staley, founder of Busy Breathers, a Sterling, Colo.-based company that makes functional backpacks for oxygen tanks.

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Michelle StaleyStarting your own business is a noble -- not to mention exciting, rewarding and often crazy -- undertaking. The experience is an adventure, to say the least, and no two entrepreneurial paths are exactly the same, whether they result in fame and fortune or just a few hard knocks.

There are an estimated 27 million small businesses in the United States. And 27 Million and Counting is our attempt to capture as many of these unique, only-in-America success stories as we can. The premise is simple -- we give entrepreneurs 60 seconds to share their stories, in their own words. We hope they will inspire, inform and maybe make you laugh. This is Michelle's story.

Name: Michelle Staley
Company: Busy Breathers
Location: Sterling, Colo.
Website: www.busybreathersllc.com

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