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February 14, 2014

The life of a snow plow driver

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It made me a little motion sick and made my back hurt. He insisted it didn’t bother him.

In fact, he said the nights pass quickly. It often feels like he hasn’t worked at all, even during 16-hour shifts.

Nothing seemed to shake Marc, not even the endless winter and constant snow.

“I’m actually still kind of enjoying this weather,” he said.

Well, not me Marc. Spring can come anytime now.

It’s clear I wasn’t cut out for the job of a snow plow driver. After two hours, I asked him to take me back to my car.

Marc, on the other hand, seemed to be in the right place. There’s no other explanation for his positive attitude – especially with all the complaints and the prospect of 14 more hours of clearing snow.

— Lindsey Ziliak

[friday] editor/ amateur snow plow rider

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