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I’ll Take Luck Wherever I Can Find It

I went back to my job at Bogart’s. I didn’t know what else to do, so I kept working while I tried to figure it out. Then I got lucky.

One night, I told another salesman that I couldn’t get any interviews at what I thought I wanted to do and that I didn’t even know how to begin a career. He told me he had a family friend who owned an employment agency and offered to arrange for me to meet him the next day. I was taken aback: I wasn’t really asking this guy for help; I was just talking about my situation, yet ...

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