Editor’s Note: This story originally published on November 9, 2017.
In 1979, when my mother was 18, she and her best friend worked at a pizza parlor in London.
My mother appreciated her boss when she first started the job. Even at 2 a.m., he always called taxis for “the girls,” making sure they got home safely at the end of the night.
One afternoon the two friends showed up to start their shifts, but her boss stopped them before they got to their tables.
“You aren’t wo