The Most Important Part

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The rig was broke down and it wasn’t our job to fix it, so Tommy and I were sitting around drinking coffee and talking to Shorty about his whore. Tommy drove the loader. He’d called Shorty over when he found out I hadn’t heard the story.

“It was right after I got laid off in 2016 when oil tanked,” Shorty said. “I already had the ticket bought so I said fuck…

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Jim Latham

Jim Latham

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