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A Fairy Tale Day At The Zoo: Starring Joe Petrol and Frank The Gorilla

Posted in short stories with tags , , , , , , , , on June 8, 2010 by Uncle Tree


Two days after the worst disaster in the history of the offshore drilling industry, a high-ranking executive of the company at fault decided he needed a day off. Like most of his cohorts, Joe Petrol wasn’t about to accept any personal responsibility for the accident. “These things happen,” was the ongoing phrase of the week.

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