When I thought all was lost you changed my mind.
Our joy and victory come in loving
one another. — Kathleen Kleinmann PHOTO OF DREW METHENY BY HIS TUTOR, ALMA
A person’s got to remember one thing about case managers: They ain’t no geniuses. You have to go halfway with them. I always say, social service work is like janitorial work. You don’t have to be too smart, but it helps.
— Arlyn Sandow
PHOTOS BY PETER LEIDY. ABOVE: ARLYN SANDOW AT WORK. HE IS A CUSTODIAN FOR THE CITY OF MADISON, WISCONSIN. LEIDY IS HIS CASE MANAGER, SELF PORTRAIT BELOW.
They had their way, they had control,
I tried to say, Hey! I don’t like to bowl!
I was their case, I was their client,
I was embraced when I was compliant.
I did it theirrrrrrrr way...
— Peter Leidy, sung in Greetings from Human Serviceland
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