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Memories of office life: at 20 and blind, my workmates pranked me mercilessly - and I loved it

4 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

The first time I worked in an office, I was the boss of a group of sceptical youngsters. They looked for my weak spots - then became my first full-sighted friends My first experience of office life was daunting. You might expect one's first experience of working in an office environment to be pretty gentle: making the tea, a bit of filing, running errands for the boss. Not a bit of it, in my case. Aged 20, with no experience of office life, I was the boss. And, just to add a little spice to the task, I was totally blind. My job as a community service volunteer at Youth Action York was to...
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