I Love Every Aspect of this Story

Strangers meet on a subway. A forty-year-old father struggling with math problems he hasn’t seen for thirty years so he can help his young son do better in school. Seated next to him is a man who used to be a math teacher and offers to help. Across the aisle is a woman who takes it all in, is touched, and shares the moment with the world.

A Special Moment on a Subway

Sources: CBS News New York, Leo @ Not All News is Bad

With Love,



About russtowne

My wife and I have been married since 1979. We have 3 adult children and 5 grandchildren. I manage a wealth management firm that I founded in 2003. My Beloved is a Special Education teacher for Kindergartners and First Graders. I'm a published author of approximately 60 books in a variety of genres for grownups and children. In addition to my family, friends, investing, and writing, my passions include reading, watching classic movies, experiencing waves crashing on rocky shores, hiking in ancient redwood forests, and the beauty of kindness and nature.
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8 Responses to I Love Every Aspect of this Story

  1. ksbeth says:

    beautiful. i love stories where people naturally help each other

    • russtowne says:

      Me too. I love that you used the word “naturally” as I believe it is in the nature of most people to show kindness, compassion, forgiveness, and mercy. It can be easy to forget with all the distractions that lead us to focus our minds elsewhere.

  2. quiall says:

    These are the stories that give me hope.

  3. People are beautiful.

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