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Feb 11, 2016
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BOSSES

THE BEST BOSS I EVER HAD.

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My choices live below poverty line.

The year was 1996 and I was inside a large cardboard box wearing nothing more than a white lace teddy that featured an invasive thong. I could hear the whooping and hollering of three dozen drunk guys on the other side of the thin box.

"How in the holy shit did we end up in here?" I asked...
 

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