What would you do if while riding the subway during your usual commute, the tired guy next to you began to doze off on your shoulder? Would you push him away? Get up? Scream? Or would you cut him a break and let him snooze?
Lots of people, it turns out, would choose the latter.
After a photo of a man on New York City's Q train allowing a fellow subway rider to sleep on his shoulder went viral a few weeks ago, the story ended up getting national media coverage. The guy who snapped the picture with his smartphone, Mike Braff, said he did so to capture such a touching moment. “I was just so tickled that a New Yorker would let another New Yorker sleep on his shoulder,” Braff told New York's CBS 2 last week. The man who allowed himself to temporarily serve as a human pillow was 65-year-old Isaac Thiel, who didn't think he did anything special. “The guy’s exhausted, he’s put in a long day, and I said ‘Let him sleep,’” Thiel told the station. “He was sort of dead weight on my shoulder. I was Read More »from Watch Sleeping Man Bring Out the Best in Subway Passengers