Redemption: guilty no more

T. has been complaining about my intervention of her school choice: she thought she would have a better future, had her not listened to me.

This is a claim you can never disprove: we can only live once; choosing one means forgoing the rest. And the forgone is anyone’s imagination.

But if redemption means to get your victim what was denied, you have done enough. This time, you single-handedly build her entire record for the job market: two publications and two ideas.

We are even now.

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