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What did Tom learn in the story "Contents of the Dead Man's Pocket"?

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Tom begins the story by refusing to go to the movies with his wife because he has to stay at home and work. When she says that he works too hard, he replies that she won't be complaining when he is at the top of his profession and the money is rolling in.

The project on which Tom has been working so hard, and which stops him from spending time with his wife, is mapped out on a piece of paper...

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