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How Delivering Meals To Seniors Showed Me The Real New York

After years of living in a place I couldn't really know, it was volunteering with a meal delivery service — and meeting the people who needed those meals — that finally opened New York City up to me.

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Kate Gavino is the creator of the blog and book Last Night's Reading (Penguin Books). Her work has been featured in The Guardian, Lenny Letter, O Magazine, Rookie, the Paris Review Daily, and Brooklyn Magazine.

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