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"Holiday" in the South of Chile at Samadhi Eco Resort

My arms screamed in protest as the rubber band cut into my flesh.  Should’ve worn gloves, this wasn’t the first time that thought came into my head, and I cursed myself for not wearing them.  Heaving, I pull the stack of hay along the ground, its weight pulling me down.  The rubber band continues to seemingly cut into my flesh as I dragged the hay into the pickup truck, the smell of manure stinging my nostrils.  I take a moment to rest my aching limps.  I wasn’t built for this, was never built for this, my muscles were stingy at best, and even with my natural male strength, I can still barely lift the haystack.   Hard labor was never my strong suit, an unfortunate consequence of living a comfortable privileged life, or rather a privileged non-life.  I have no job and I barely know how to drive.   Most of my time was spent on the Internet, writing characters into forum games, or watching videos.  I was not cut out for hard labor.  

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