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the display cards. This is a period in retailing that no longer exists, where the display
window carries a great deal of information about the merchandise on display.
Oh, I see.
I didn't write all the copy. Although I wrote some of the copy. But the copy was
written by others. But I certainly had the responsibility of setting the type, and pulling the
proofs and so forth. And even in my, I guess in my senior year, or perhaps between my senior
year in high school and my first year in college, I was given the opportunity to redesign the
backgrounds for all of the windows, and I went to Chicago to pick out the material for the
backgrounds and so forth.
Went to Chicago -- it was my first trip, I went alone. This was pretty heady wine for a senior
in high school. None of this suggests that I didn't have a great deal to do in high school in
addition to doing what I did after school. But I had a lot of fun and faced a lot of
problems as a kid that I later ran into when I got into business.
Supervising people, getting along with people under working conditions, selling, not
meeting a payroll because I didn't have to do that, but I would guess mainly getting along
with people and getting things done without having to have authority in order to get them
I guess it was very unusual for you. You must have been the only person your age with
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