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Roofing work could be dangerous as well as arduous. Falls were always possible, and the buildings themselves were not always structurally sound. One day my boss Mr. Shenker was pulling himself up on a pulley hoist, called a Bosun’s chair in the trade, which was attached to a hook on the facade of the building. The bricks suddenly gave way and poor Mr. Shenker was buried under a pile of rubble...


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