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    The Toothpick Cart: A Business Tale

    The toothpick cart, as strange as it may sound, was my favorite part of the meal at Tolliver’s. We had been going there since I was a child, and Mr. Tolliver would always roll out a special cart, with only toothpicks on it.  It wasn’t that I was obsessed with my teeth, it was the fact that Mr Tolliver would laugh and tell jokes, and talk to us all. He would do that with most of the families in the restaurant. We went to Tolliver’s for I guess twenty years, until he retired and sold the business. He didn’t intentionally sell it to a company other than a restaurant, it…