COLUMBIA — The time is 4:40 p.m. on Tuesday. Amid the aroma of flowers, the employees of Allen’s Flowers are busy taking orders, organizing bouquets and talking as KWRT/93.1 FM plays softly over the speakers. Suddenly, the docile work environment is shattered.
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