" Born Worker "

Jose's Reputation .

" They said that Jose was born with a ring of dirt around his neck, with grime under his finger nails, and skin calloused from the grainy twist of a shovel. They said his palms were already rough by the time he was three, and soon after he learned his primary colors, his squint was the squint of an aged laborer. They said he was a born worker ."

His cousin, Arnie .

Jose doesn't really care for Arnie . Jose believes, " he thought he was lazy and, worse,