Part 3: Patience
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I stood in the middle of the street at the top of the hill, taking giant, euphoric gulps of air. I grinned with delight as I watched the moon shining through the scattered clouds and onto the rippling surface of the ocean. All I could hear was the wind in the trees and the waves gently lapping on the beach. With May ushering in a winter chill that normally lasts till about October, the seaside town of Lorne, packed with tourists during the summer months, had returned to its permanent population of less than a thousand. But with the locals all tucked up in bed, I had the town to myself. I gleefully trotted and skipped down the steep hill to the bottom, turned around, then sprinted back to the top.
Suddenly, the world seemed full of promise and hope. The problems were still on my mind: the panicking investors, the aggrieved former team members...
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