Equanimity at Work (1,000 Feet above Lower Manhattan)

Credit: Damon Winter/The New York Times

‘‘You need to have a very unique trait inside, to go running out on the iron,’’ says Kevin Sabbagh, 24, a fifth-generation ironworker known as Woogie. ‘‘You have to be able to block out how high up in the air you are. ...My partner and I, we look down every once in a while. We look, we chuckle and say, ‘Wow,’ and we go back to work.’’

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