Normally your commute to work on the subway (or bus, train, streetcar, whatever) is the most isolated and impersonal experience of your day. You cram onto the public transportation, headphones on, phone in hand and you zone out for the duration of your ride. You seldom make eye contact and when’s the last time you even smiled at a fellow commuter?
Which is what made this story so amazing and in light of all the racial and political shit that’s getting stirred up with the election of Trump and other world issues, we need to hear this story, just to we can know that it’s going to be ok.
Because it will be.