Kyle was twenty-six years old, a young man with a bachelor’s degree, still living with his parents. He was looking for a job and couldn’t wait to get out of his father’s annoying discipline prison.
Kyle: “My father always had something boring to say, like when you are not in your room, turn the lights off. Don’t waste water when you are brushing your teeth.
Don’t drop your garbage on the streets. The environment around you is your home too take care of it. I have a critical interview, in a very successful company. If I get that job I can afford to have a great life free of my bothersome father.”
Kyle wore his best clothes and got ready to leave for the interview. There was his father again mumbling: “Be positive my son. Have confidence. Believe in yourself. You can do this.”
Kyle thought to himself: “Oh, he wouldn’t leave me alone. Get off my back old, man. I’ve had enough of you already.”
Kyle went to the address for the interview. The entrance gate of the large company was open, but there was no one guarding at the door. That was strange he thought to himself. There were signs to direct people to the interview.
Thank God for the marks, or Kyle would be lost. On the way he was walking to get to the interview room, he saw the hose for the garden is on, and water has overlapped on the paving, he went to the source and shut the water down.
He started following the signs and saw a coffee cup on the bench, he picked it up and carried it until he saw a garbage can. He told himself: “Look how my father turned us into a freak, I can’t ignore these things on my way.”
He continued walking when he saw a wallet; he picked it up and opened it. There was a lot of money inside it. Kyle looked for an ID, he found a card, and it matched the ID.
He called the number on the card and told the owner you had dropped your wallet and arranged to meet the owner after the interview. Then he got to the interview room.
Many people were attending with better clothes, thicker resumes, and better education. Kyle got scared and disappointed with himself and wanted to leave, but remembered his father’s mumblings, be strong, have confidence. Kyle waited for his turn.
When they called his name, he walked inside a conference room; a group of smart young people was there to interview him. They smiled and said: “When are you available to start your new job?”
Kyle was confused: “But you haven’t asked me any questions.”
The group said: “We tested every one today as they followed the signs. You were the only one who cared for each test. Some of the applicants put the wallet in their pocket secretly.”
The only thing Kyle thought to himself: “What a great father I have, he was teaching me to be a better person. Thank you, father.”
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