Interview

The railroad manager studied the boy who barged in asking for a job. He needed a brakeman, but the coupling and uncoupling of railroad cars was dangerous work, and the kid looked too young, too green, for the job. As the manager prepared to send the boy away, the kid stepped forward. “I’m sorry, I forgot to introduce myself. Name’s Lester,” he said, offering his hand. The manager stood and shook the boy’s hand, and which felt uncomfortably small. He looked down and counted three fingers on Lester’s right hand; he saw four on the left. Lester left the office with the name of the head brakeman; he started work the next day.

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