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Do people really want to work?

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For close to a month now, I've been trying to find a way, or source, to move a rather large piece of furniture out my my house and into my mother's house. You think this would be an easy task. Not so. Since it is heavy and bulky, me and my husband doubted that we could lift and move it, nor did we have a big enough vehicle to move it with.
Do you know how hard it is to find a "mover" who will move one piece of furniture? Let me further explain. My first thought was, "who do I know?" I do have a "friend" who has a moving company, but when I talked with them, they could not help. I got suggestions to look on Craig's List, or maybe ask a maintenance man where we live.
We called many movers and found that no one would do such a small move. Every company wanted over $150.00 or $50.00 an hour with a 3 hour minimum (same thing, I know).
My mother offered to pay our maintenance man, who said he would do it on a certain day, with help from the o…