" “Excuse me lady, do you have any spare change? I am hungry.”
When I heard him, I didn’t really hear him. His words were part of the clatter, like a car horn or someone yelling for a cab. They were, you could say, just noise—the kind of nuisance New Yorkers learn to tune out. So I walked right by him, as if he wasn’t there.
But then, just a few yards past him, I stopped.
And then—and I’m still not sure why I did this—I came back.
When Laura Schroff first met Maurice on a New York City street corner, she had no idea that she was standing on the brink of an incredible and unlikely friendship that would inevitably change both their lives."
This comes under my Kindle read experience.
I did download the book right away when I read the overview of the book. There was some warmth in the story that touches our Hearts instantly even after reading just the summary.
When I started with the book, it was more like taking a walk with a good friend who is sharing a nice experience on a cloudy breezy evening.
Such soothing and such assuring.
When we are done with the book, we would be filled with deep thoughts on how a small act can make a difference in someone's life thereby shaping us into a better person.
I'm just fiiled with a regret on why I have never helped a person in life, probably owing to the fear of getting disappointed or being betrayed. Well, I suppose everyone shall be having an invisible thread connection, which would be destined for a tie up.
The book is a lovely memoir, which interacts with us through the way it is written and simultaneously teaching us through the voice of thoughts at times of self-introspection by the author.