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by Thornton Kennedy
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12:19 PM, Wednesday, May 27
I have been more or less gainfully employed since well before I graduated from college. My first real paycheck came courtesy of Builders II, a Buckhead-based home building and renovation firm, which happened to be building a new wing on my father ...

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