When Richard W. Merritt signed on as a staff attorney with Powell Goldstein, the law firm had to be impressed with his background: eight years as a Marine officer and a degree from the University of Southern California Law School. But Merritt didn't mention on his resume that he had just won a publishing contract for a book, "Secrets of a Gay Marine Porn Star," which hits stores this week. Merritt says he was fired a few days after telling his supervising attorney about the book.
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