For seven years, while I was finishing college and beginning my first years as a teacher, I spent my summers and holidays driving a truck for Griffin Industries. These summers were spent as a ‘skipper’ driver serving when regular drivers took vacations or were on sick leave.
I had many colorful experiences on the job. My duties ranged from a variety of pick-ups: slaughter houses, meat markets, restaurants, bars, schools, convents, drive-in theaters, churches and hospitals.
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