Secrets and Lies in the School Cafeteria (rticle teaser)

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Secrets and Lies in the School Cafeteria (rticle teaser)

Post by Tdarcos » Sat Aug 17, 2019 11:50 am

Secrets and Lies in the School Cafeteria

A tale of missing money, heated lunchroom arguments, and flaxseed pizza crusts
Sarah Schweitzer
September 2019 Issue (The Atlantic magazine)


Late on a fall afternoon, a skeleton crew staffed the cafeteria at New Canaan High School, in Connecticut. Custodial workers cleaned up the day’s remains while one of the cooks prepped for the evening’s athletic banquet.

A woman entered quietly through the back door, the one designated for deliveries and employees. She wore a jacket over a loose gown. She clutched something to her chest that appeared to be a bag connected to an IV.

“What are you doing here?” one of the workers asked.

The woman said nothing. She shuffled to her small office. The door clicked shut. The workers exchanged looks. They’d heard that Marie Wilson had been undergoing treatment for breast cancer. She had every right to stay home and rest. Yet here she was, hobbling into the kitchen near sunset, reporting for duty.

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Re: Secrets and Lies in the School Cafeteria (rticle teaser)

Post by pinback » Sat Aug 17, 2019 1:17 pm

Maybe Reader's Digest it for us. Because if there's one thi--
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Re: Secrets and Lies in the School Cafeteria (rticle teaser)

Post by AArdvark » Sat Aug 17, 2019 1:18 pm

I punched out when I read the phrase: 'a sylvan place'.

I'm sure it's a very good article though, and I hope to see the independent motion picture based on it when it hits the Sundance Festival.

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Post by Flack » Sat Aug 17, 2019 2:48 pm

I punched out at "article teaser."
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