How long would civil order last if there were actually a significant disaster in the U.S.?
This video, shot in a stuck subway train in New York last week, “will restore your faith in humanity,” City Lab said today.
Why? Because passengers shared cellphone chargers to help a woman whose battery was running low.
Armed with additional power, the riders held a sing-a-long.
“You’re a lifesaver,” the woman said.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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