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Waiting in Expectation

I thought the email was a joke. It was the first correspondence received since April. That was four months ago. The words in the email were generic and the time stamp indicated that the email was sent in the wee hours of the night. It couldn’t possibly be legit. Right? Wrong. The same email came through again about 24 hours later. This latter email was met with a response. Then, just 24 hours later, another email followed. I was now being invited to attend a training/meeting. The research process was now started.
Who was the individual who sent the email? What the content legit? What harm could come from responding? So many questions. So much excitement.
I’m sure you know the feeling. It was the job you applied for. The house you fell in love with. The beautiful or handsome human specimen that you couldn’t get your mind off of. Your dream car. The business venture that kept you up brainstorming at night. The baby you were waiting to conceive or adopt. The medical miracle.
You were …