One of the greatest aspects of my role as U.S. Chief Data Scientist was the chance to meet so many people from across the country. Their stories, hopes, and dreams, were fuel for a grueling job. And one of the most impactful stories was from Jennifer Bittner.

Jennifer took the time to write to President Obama to share her story. And that action kicked off a set of dominos that would have national impact and an impact on me that I would have never expected. …

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