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  • A Non-Optional Holiday

    By Lisa Rosen

    January 17, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Back in 1990, while working as an assistant at a film production company, my daily mail chores acquainted me with the postal worker across the street. One Friday, as we said our goodbyes, I said, "See you Monday," when she corrected me: Monday was Martin Luther King Jr. Day.