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7

LOSE TO WIN

Weight, That Is

Nearly every morning at 7:30 sharp, I drive my two daughters to middle school. It’s a scenic three-mile ramble down a windy wooded road that hugs Westport’s Saugatuck River. In the summer fly fishermen wade thigh-deep into the slow-moving water, casting for brook and brown trout. It’s an idyllic setting and the perfect out-of-the-way location for the headquarters of the world’s largest hedge fund. Nestled on the banks of the river sits the campus of Bridgewater Associates. Bridgewater manages assets totaling more than $130 billion. Every morning I drive past the company, I look over and think about what it would be like to work there. The thought of somehow being connected to that much money sends chills down my ...

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