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  •  I did the other end of that job (8+ / 0-)

    taking sod off of a flatbed and laying it. It had rained on the flatbed the night before, so each roll of sod was now more than 30lbs (if that's where they start out).

    My best friend's dad was a landscaper, so I laid sod one morning, helped plant a few trees (thankful for a Ford tractor with an auger on the back to drill the holes for the trees), collected my pay at the end of the day, and never went back.

    It was extremely painful even though I was 18 at the time, and building a house every day for one summer - which is hard work too - didn't hurt that much.

    They say hard work never killed anyone, but why take the risk?

    Modern revolutions have succeeded because of solidarity, not force.

    by badger on Sat Apr 06, 2013 at 02:08:02 PM PDT

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