Several doctors were enjoying a day at a beautiful lake in the thumb area of Michigan. They were enjoying the day's bright sunshine and quietness of the setting. Soon there were outcries, "Is there a doctor here?" One quickly affirmed and they began to run toward the sound.
Soon they were standing in front of the yelling woman who was nearing the end of her labor. Soon the screams of childbirth were replaced by the newborn baby's cry.
One of the doctors checked his watch to record the time of birth while another fetched the scale they used to weigh the fish they caught.
To their amazement the baby's weight was critically dangerous for both baby and mother.
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Just as people embellished fishing stories applicants embellish their work history. Various surveys
have gauged this embellishment to be present on 52 percent to 89 percent of all applications.
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