It's not going to come out the same way it went in.
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The things of mortals, mortal are as they: All pass us by, quickly to fade away, If not, we pass by them and they decay
This project is unique because the work was awarded to a state-owned contractor. It was an opportunity to promote goodwill between the (local) director of water and the USACE by using a local contractor. The final outcome is we received a quality product at lower-than-normal prices.
Whoever despises himself still esteems the despiser within himself