One of the strangest phone calls I’ve received thus far in 2023 was from “Rudy,” who called to ask me if a private business’ ban against him could be lifted. He began our conversation with, “Can you get a ban they have on me removed?”
“Ban? What kind of a ban are you talking about, and who are ‘they’?” I replied.
And thus began a dialogue with someone whose grasp on what’s important seemed lacking when you have a nice-paying job with great benefits and a family that includes three children.
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