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Derek Thompson
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What's the one thing people don't understand or appreciate about your job? In the first day of our crowd-sourcing experiment on workers, The Atlantic collected over a hundred responses. Here's one of our early favorites, from a construction worker.

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http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2011/08/what-people-dont-get-about-my-job-the-construction-worker/242991/
"People see a man with a shovel in his hand working on a job site and think he's lazy."
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A twist to that article is all these mass shooting are from that same age group. Think about it
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