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The Second Lesson I Learned from Getting Fired from Every Job

A lot of this “working hard to get very little” is fake

This week, I started a series about the many times I’ve gotten fired. For some reason, I thought it would be encouraging to look at the shape and scope of my failures. That’s not the case. Writing about failure is not as clean and inspiring as those Nike Jumpman ads…

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I’m a Caribbean and American writer from New York. My stories are about coming-of-age, learning how to relate, and family. It’s a living, breathing memoir.

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Andrew Ricketts

Andrew Ricketts

I’m a Caribbean and American writer from New York. My stories are about coming-of-age, learning how to relate, and family. It’s a living, breathing memoir.

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