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CARL MORTISHED

Take this job-satisfaction survey and shove it

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When you were a little kid you wanted to be a ballerina or a baseball star. As a moody teenager, you were a passionate attorney fighting for justice or an emergency room surgeon saving lives. Some time after you left college you got your first real job and, according to Gallup, the polling organization, that’s when it all began to go wrong.