When Mark Berryman arrived in New York in 2011, after years in Mali and Turkey with the World Bank’s International Finance Corporation, he began feeling homesick.
“I grew up in Laguna Beach, Calif., which is a really special beach town that has an artistic kind of surf feel to it,” said Mr. Berryman, 45. “I went to the beach every day after school when I was a kid.”
Now spending his days surrounded by asphalt and concrete, he said, “I missed surfing. I missed the beach. I always thought I’d end up back in Laguna Beach.”
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