Forget About Safety Nets When You’re Broken

The system doesn’t really work consistently.

Walking the disability tightrope that has no net. Photo by Frank Eiffert on Unsplash

I had my initial telephone interview to get Social Security Disability Insurance three months after the stroke that put me into a wheelchair and ended my scuba instructor career. They are required to wait three months for this interview to take place since it’s necessary to determine the amount of recovery the…

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John Lewis was born in Europe, and came by both wanderlust and curiosity from that beginning. He considers this his Third Act in Life.

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John Lewis

John Lewis

John Lewis was born in Europe, and came by both wanderlust and curiosity from that beginning. He considers this his Third Act in Life.

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