Friday, January 23, 2015

Humans of New York

I've been following an account called Humans of New York, informally known as HONY for a about 2 years now. HONY's photographer, Brandon Stanton delves into the lives of passerby on the streets of New York, thus personifying the word sonder.

Four days ago he interviewed a young man living in Brownsville, Brooklyn, unknowingly sparking a fire that has brought people from all over the world together towards a united goal. Here is the first post:

Yesterday, Brandon met the woman who has been an influential figure to this young man's life. Her attitude and faith towards these kids has been heartwarming. Here is her interview:

Since yesterday, Brandon and fans of HONY were able to raise enough money to achieve Ms. Lopez's dreams for her scholars. Here is the post:

Ms. Lopez's final request is that her scholars are also provided with a summer program. Here is the link:

If possible, please donate and if not, please spread the word (:

Have a great day.

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