If you follow Humans of New York, you know that Brandon, the creator and photographer, has been profiling refugees. I read every HONY story, but one from the other day really stuck with me. I wanted to share it here in one place since it was actually seven different posts.
I can’t help but feel like it’s the opposite of Alzheimer’s: his brain, his mind, his thoughts are 100% there but there is no one who will listen. He’s clearly a brilliant, motivated man who wants to live a better life, for himself and his children (who remain).
This is not a political statement. This is a humanitarian statement. “I don’t want the world to think I’m over. I’m still here.”