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Getting the ground rules

Topaz 💎
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Topaz 💎

We entered the receiving building and for the next 96 hours were a whirlwind of no sleep, standing, sitting, being quiet, and getting yelled and screamed at by strangers wearing the “Smokey” hat and camouflage uniforms. We were collectively afraid, scared, confused, tired, sleepy, and questioning every movement we made and our decision for joining. Some ground rules were quickly established – no looking around, eyeballs straight; no talking, and when asked, use only third person speech, and move…