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Conversation in the Hearse

I followed Rob’s instructions, since I was the new guy and he’d been working here, he told me, for eight years. Our boss, Baz, the director and business owner, was in the office making certain all was in readiness for the funeral. Rob showed me the checklist we had to follow. He said to work quickly because we had to keep an eye on the time. I vacuumed the grey hearse. Then we washed it carefully and used soft chamois to get every drop of water off the polished exterior. An awning protected us from the sun but the heat…

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