Bruce's father worked the overnight shift at a gas station convenience store. Every morning, when he got off work, he went into the bagel shop for a turkey sandwich. He told Janine a few times, "You should meet my son," and he kept telling Bruce about her. "All I kept hearing was 'the girl from the bagel shop, the girl from the bagel shop,'" Bruce says. "And I was just, 'Whatever Dad, the girl from the bagel shop.'"