As I looked at these pictures of the babies being evacuated, I had a depressing thought. What are the financial situations of these babies' parents? Are they poor? Do they have insurance? Are they on Medicaid?
She was crying, in that quiet way that people do when they are in pain and not only don't care if anyone notices, but wouldn't know even if they cared. I was sitting across from her in one of the emptiest subway cars I've been on in years.