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Mick Walker is one of the boys working at Mr. Murdstone's factory Like David, it is Mick's job to check glass bottles for flaws, wash them, and generally prepare them for bottling wine. David doesn't really have friends at the factory, but he appears to regard Mick with some general good feelings.