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    The New Yorker | Toni Morrison | 5/29/17 | 4 min
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    • Pegeen
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      1 month ago

      Simplicity at its best. Sage advice.

    • bill
      Top reader of all timeScoutScribe
      1 month ago

      Ahh. What a gem by Toni Morrison!

    • TripleG
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      1 month ago

      Nice little story

    • chrissetiana
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      1 month ago

      Perhaps he understood that what I wanted was a solution to the job, not an escape from it.

    • Plum1 month ago

      Felt good to read this. Every young person in his or her first job should get this advice and carry it with them for the rest of their life- especially if they ever become a boss.