The people who help when others shoot

In the wake of the mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard, we’re going to name this the photo of the day.

Chris Moody of Yahoo News took this photo as employees scurried for safety when the gunman opened fire.

A close second is this one, which was taken by a congressional aide as he drove by the scene:

  • KTFoley

    I am reminded again of the Mr. Rogers quote that has been in re-circulation oh too many times in the last twelve months: “When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.'”

  • KTFoley

    Clarification: there is nothing wrong with the quote; it’s just that we’ve had so many occasions when we’ve needed it.