“I lost myself on Wall Street.”

On October 19, 1987, the Dow Jones Industrial average fell 508 points. The crash became known as “Black Monday” and markets the world over were affected.

Robert Griffo was working on Wall Street at the time.

When he sat down at StoryCorps, Robert remembered what happened to him after the crash.

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Today, Robert Griffo works at the Veterans Crisis Line.

Recorded in Canandaigua, New York
Produced by Michael Garofalo with Yasmina Guerda
Facilitated by Anita Rao
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