I was a member now–secret handshake, passcodes, duties and privileges. Outside on the street I could spot other members too. I saw them take advantage, steal for themselves, and smile it all away. In the bylaws I saw this was our right.
Ken Smith’s Michiana Chronicles radio essays are broadcast on WVPE, the National Public Radio affiliate for the region around South Bend, Indiana.
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