New York City- One hot summer day I was rushing late to my workplace on the Upper West Side. As I cut through a small park I heard a woman sobbing. Rather wailing I should say, as if she were bursting with the pain of all life. The sound was so striking that I stopped immediately in my tracks to find out where it was coming from. I then noticed a homeless woman probably in her 50's. Next to her was a young businessman sitting on a bench. The homeless woman reached out and hugged the man. At first the man looked scared. But then his face softened and tenatively reached his arms around her to hug her back. I knew I was witnessing absolute beauty. This is what life is about.
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