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Ubering to the ATL airport, breezing in the opposite direction of traffic. I see a look of sadness in my uber driver's eyes as he looks at the 1 hour long traffic jam he'll have to endure to get back

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He glances up at the rear view mirror. Seeing you watching, he averts his eyes. Was it sadness he found in your eyes or was it merely the reflection of his own? The red light turns green, signaling the world to move on and forget.

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Stab2: He dropps you off at your gate, helps you with your luggage and wishes you a safe trip. He pulls into the parking lot and begins to silently cry at all those moments he hated his job and wanted to do yours. You stand in line for coffee with lack of sleep last night, cursing the job you have and yet liking it for all the reasons you want.

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My guess is a lot of these guys live south, do their one or two early AM rides to the airport and just go home for a couple hours until rush hour passes

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Can they not pick people up from ATL? Traffic on the way home isn't too bad if he has a passenger

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Legally no, but they do it anyways. The law is changing in June I believe

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