Bob Jennings had worked at Sparrows Point for more than 30 years before he was laid off in June 2012. In August 2012, the steel mill closed and by December, all hope disappeared that the Baltimore institution would ever reopen. Over the months, family members said Jennings had changed: He was quieter. Stopped telling jokes. Slept less. Produced by Stokely Baksh/Baltimore Sun.
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