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Tuesday, August 19, 2014

A Moment Of Remembrance - 1:30 pm 14/08/14

Posted on Tue, Aug 19, 2014 at 4:00 AM

As I was anxiously stalled behind a bus in the intersection of North and Robie my attention was taken by an older, visually impaired gentleman attempting to navigate his way south toward the crosswalk in front of Shell. In this moment I froze as I watched the gentleman zig and zag, likely trying to use his remaining senses to avoid the chaos of this notoriously busy spot. It was only seconds that he must have stepped out of the crosswalk and in front of a large truck that you, a gorgeous blue sundress clad young woman lept to his aid and gracefully took him by his free arm and directed him away from danger and across the road while your friend stood frozen on the corner. You may never know how bright you made my day, but for a brief moment I fell in love with your kindness and you reaffirmed my faith in humanity. It will forever be ingrained in my mind; such an act and from such an elegant beauty. If only I had the courage to stop and share this rush of emotion you brought upon me. —Blown Away By You.

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