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Bob and Cynthia Have Been Replaced by Machines

Before anyone freaks out remember this, I'm a laid-off factory worker so any accusations of being rich and out of touch with "real" workers won't fly.

‘Tis the wave of the future, unfortunately the future is now. 

The incident I’m about to relay happened in my hometown of Rochester, NY, however, it could be Anyplace, USA. 

As I’ve done for years when I journey into the city (Rochester, not NYC), I always try, if convenient, to park at one particular lot. 

I’ve gotten to know the parking attendants fairly well as I’d become a regular customer.  Bob and Cynthia (not their real names) were both part-time attendants since their company had wanted to dispense with employee benefits. 

Bob was a senior who lived...