Photo Credits: (Left) ERIC MEDSKER, (Right) U.S. Social Security Administration

I was there to see Pete. I sat on a bar stool in the heart of West Brooklyn, New York. To my left, were bowling lanes with glossy wood floors, which reflected the dancing neon lights from above the pins. One of the lanes, about a quarter of the way down, was occupied by a jovial group of 30-somethings wearing birthday hats. The bowling alley was otherwise empty, except for a woman quietly cleaning rental shoes by the door, and the bartender, Pete, in front of me. It was a Wednesday night in the fall of 2019.

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Julia Metcalfe

co-founder of The Working Team. formerly, Facebook. board member at Points North Institute.

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