John Barrette
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October 22, 2013
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Triumph and travail mark human condition, but people trump travail

People are a major part of the joy that plying this trade called journalism brings. You get nosy for newsy items about folks, then craft tales befitting them. It’s more fun than a barrel of monkeys to watch humans barreling around, bustling to tackle events of the day or meandering instead to avoid or delay them. Certainly there also are times when people do things that scream news on the downer side, and covering them can be the pits. But when it’s dirty work like that, someone still has to do it. Inquiring minds always want to know. A potpourri …

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