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A wasteful Christmas in Australia

Homeless and Christmas

Essie

We get so hungry, we eat each other alive”

Ben Lee

Working in retail over Christmas means screaming children, angry parents and worst of all: Christmas carols. Yes, from the first week of December shop workers have to listen to the same carols all the time. The only upside is that it gives you something to nag about to your co-workers. Yesterday, one of my workmates was complaining about how sad the Band Aid song  Do they Know its Christmas Time At All? was, and how it depressed her. I was left standing on the opposite counter thinking: “that’s the whole the point.”

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