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From the October 2019 magazine.

Dear Grapevine

Inside job
This past week I had a very trying day. I work in the prison furniture shop. Our boss is not well-liked and very seldom offers us praise. On this day, I had finished a project as instructed, but he told me he didn’t like the way I did it and wanted it redone.

Twenty years ago, I would have told him to do it himself and walked out. Instead I said OK and started to rebuild it. But inside I was raging and was planning to quit. 

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