Look for the Helpers

Fred Rogers, long ago:

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.”

Last night in Paris:

He said people were trampling each other trying to escape. He was lucky enough to be able to climb onto the stage and find an exit while the terrorists were reloading.

“When I went on the street I saw 20, 25 bodies lying on the floor. People were very badly injured with gunshot wounds. I took a small girl, a teenager; she was bleeding very badly. I ran with her for like 200 meters and I found a cab, a taxi, and let her in and I told the cabdriver, ‘Go to the hospital.’”

Saturday, 14 November 2015