I was elated at the shared hatred the people on the subway platform at 59th Street had with me for the young, well dressed (out of town?) couple that talked their way out of a ticket for jumping the turnstile, who then celebrated when the cop left, to only realize they were waiting for the wrong train. As they walked away we all turned and stared, shaking our heads - but a bond was formed between people of different shapes, sizes, and background.
“Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained.”—Marie Curie