15. The Audible

I worked around the clock, trying to create profits by day and Minyanville at night and during the weekends. I was no longer motivated by conventional measures of success such as money or status—things that had seemed so important to me just a few months prior.

I knew that 9/11 affected me—seeds were planted that day that sowed beneath my consciousness—but hadn’t a clue how profound the ramifications were. I internalized my experiences and thought to myself that nothing would ever stop me if I could just power through. If I could just power through….

My soul and spirit felt like damaged goods, ...

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