Ever since I work in the library, I’ve met so many different people walking different paths of life.
It seems a bit surreal sometimes, of how different we all are, and how different are the lives we’re living—how different are the things we want in life.
Take those who work in the library for example. Almost everyone has a different story. One is currently studying, the other is a proud grandmother of three who’s filling her time as a casual. One, I find out, has always dreamed of becoming a librarian. Another comes into the job by accident, and yet he’s stayed on, year after year, for almost a decade.
One has a side business as a photographer. Another used to be a teacher, a banker, an economist.
One travels a lot, every chance he gets. The other has hardly ever left the country.
One thinks of the job as a bridge to the next thing. One really, really wants to be a permanent, and has been waiting for an opportunity ever since.
And that’s just the people working there. The patrons’ stories are even more diverse.
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