Thing a Day
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Thing a Day

Those Gosh-Darn Communists!

A short story about a former coworker’s strange beliefs.

Photo by Lian Begett on Unsplash

As I’ve mentioned, I used to work in a produce department. There was an interesting array of people working with me, including several “lifers,” or people who had started working at the store very young and had never had another job. This was a union store, so the wages were solid and a person could do that, once upon a…

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Matthew Maniaci

Matthew Maniaci

Living with and talking about mental illness in an open, honest way to help break down stigma. I was one of those suicidal kids you read about. He/him/his.