As editor Mara Shalhoup noted in her intro to our People Issue, a theme emerged in our coverage of the 29 Chicagoans we profiled: “Many of them spent years of their lives, if not adrift, then unsure of their purpose—only to arrive at the place that fit.” That’s been true over and over again for Lisa Martain Hoffer, who’s currently a patient care coordinator at South Suburban HIV/AIDS Regional Clinics. Interviewing her, I learned that her degree was in modern dance. (When I asked her if she still practiced, she told me, “Yeah, yeah, I went to class last Saturday. Almost broke a hip.”) And from there?