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Intern stuck with poo

Register • May 28, 2013 at 8:30 AM



With a child-sized gardening hoe in hand, I swiped at the feces as the summer breeze pushed the stench up into my nostrils.

I started to gag. This was my first On The Job assignment as a Register intern, filling in for reporter Melissa Topey, who is on vacation.

She picked a great week. Within 10 minutes, I was staring to hope my first On the Job would be my last.

But I’m not a quitter. I tried to gently lift the poop, but I missed and instead stabbed at the heaping pile left by a Boxer. Flies were swarming, but I had to keep going.


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