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An elderly carpenter was ready to retire. He told his employer-contractor of his plans to leave the house-building business to live a more leisurely life with his wife and enjoy his extended family. He would miss the paycheck each week, but he wanted to retire. They could get by.

The employer was sorry to see his good worker go & asked if the retiree could build just one more house as a personal favor. The carpenter said yes, but over time it was easy to see that his heart was not in his work, he just wanted to be "done". He resorted to shoddy workmanship and used inferior materials. It was an...


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