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One of the most crucial of these choices comes with his experience selling newspapers

One of the most crucial of these choices comes with his experience selling newspapers

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One of the most crucial of these choices comes with his experience selling newspapers. The job is  highly rewarding: it gives him a chance to earn money and a chance to read adventure stories in the  supplement section of the paper. His imagination is on fire; he loves to read. But then comes the  awful discovery that the newspaper's publishers are racist. Granny and Addie have been giving him  many reasons for thinking himself wicked. He has rejected them all. With this discovery, he judges  himself on his own terms. With all the benefits the job gives him, it is morally wrong for him to  continue it. In the summer, he takes a job that he enjoys as an assistant to an insurance salesman. They travel  into the Delta country and to plantations where Richard measures himself against the poor, illiterate  children there. They look up to him as one who is "city-fied," successful, and admirable. It's a new 
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