On a recent June afternoon, an ambulette crew dropped off 68-year-old Jacquelyne Pierre at her building in Brooklyn’s Walt Whitman Houses after she’d finished an exhausting session of dialysis.

But there was one problem — or rather, two.

Both elevators were out of service and Pierre, who uses a cane, lives on the ninth floor.

Ben Fractenberg/THE CITY A pair of broken elevators twice stranded Jacquelyne Pierre in the lobby of her NYCHA building in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, after she tried to return home from dialysis. On a recent June afternoon, an ambulette crew dropped off 68-year-old Jacquelyne Pierre at her building in Brooklyn’s […]

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