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Perfect Medicine Prescribed At Denver Airport

Actual players in airport drama detailed below.

Actual players in airport drama detailed below.

Between flights at Denver sitting in McDonald restaurant with fellow travelers–most with mouths full of junk food and ears full of iPhones. A setting devoid of human interaction or emotion.

A nice looking woman–possibly Hawaiian or Asian–joins the masses and makes a call on her electronic device.

Soon she begins to whimper, then cry louder. She hangs up, buries her face in shaking hands and breaks into heavy sobbing. She obviously has received bad news. Probably a death in the family.

A white haired matron walks past with her professor-looking husband to an empty table nearby. As she sheds the assorted foam and paper wraps from their meals, she notices the distressed younger woman.

Without prelude, questions or introduction, the matron approached the sobbing younger woman and announced, “You need a hug.”

The pair stood and embraced–strangers in an impersonal setting–for at least a minute. The sobbing ceased and both returned to their meals. People power at its best!

Now, I can hardly see the keyboard through MY tears. A hug would be nice.

Comments & Discussion

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  1. Chris Patrick
    Jun 30, 2015, 12:17 pm

    Awwww. This is stuff we need to hear about and see more of in society.

  2. Dave ya old softey come get some…

  3. Very cool! Thanks for sharing.

  4. Crying in an airport is obvious terrorist activity, it should have been reported to TSA Agents immediately! See something. Say something.

  5. Airport McDonalds… a setting devoid of human interaction or emotion.

    Isn’t DESPAIR a human emotion? Or “RESIGNATION”? That’s what I generally feel anyplace in the airport! haha

    But seriously, it gives ya hope when ya sees people – particularly total strangers – reacting with empathy towards one another. We need more hope these days.

  6. I do believe your photo and caption is in the running for a much deserved award.

  7. Grumpy ole Guy
    Jul 1, 2015, 7:14 pm

    Consider yourself to have been <>

  8. Story of the Year!

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