08/01/2014 10:16 am ET Updated Aug 01, 2014

IT HAPPENED TO ME: My Boss Called My Father To Talk To Him About My 'Provocative' Office Attire

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I was raised in the Bible belt in a religious community. After graduating from college, I accepted my first job as an assistant to a local elected official in a nearby town of about 20,000 people.

When I first took the job, I was 22 and married. I was hired by a man in his early 70s. He had been working in local politics for over 40 years. He was well-known in the community and attended the same denomination of church as my family, although not actually the same church.

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