Daily Archives: September 28, 2015

“I Got This.” “Are You Sure? Do You See the Amount?” “Yes, You’re Good. Merry Christmas”

On New Year’s Eve 2013, with her husband unemployed, Maria Arias needed to pinch pennies. She said, “I don’t go and buy $200 or $300 worth of groceries. I make a menu and buy what I need.” She went to the … Continue reading

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Graham: Good Samaritan in Raleigh, North Carolina

In February 2014, a bad winter storm hit Raleigh, North Carolina, and some people were forced to abandon their cars. Fortunately, complete strangers helped some of these people make it home. Andrea Crane and Jenna Crane, a mother and daughter, … Continue reading

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“I Really have Changed. A Few Years Ago, I Just Would’ve Cashed [the Money Order] and Wouldn’t have Thought Twice About It”

In April 2015, homeless teenager Montrez Jefferies found a $500 money order in Durham, North Carolina. He said, “Making a lot of bad decisions and getting in trouble at school and then getting involved in gangs — that’s how I … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Anecdotes About Photography

Los Angeles punk photographer Jenny Lens used to be Jenny Stern, but she acquired her new name when Farrah Faucet-Minor, who was drunk and ranting, threw what was meant to be a taunt at her. Ms. Lens writes, “The woman … Continue reading

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