Rogue Princess via Twitter screenshot

Looks like there is still good in this going-to-hell-in-a-handbasket-early world we now find ourselves in.

The New York Daily News reports that a random man climbed across an elevated girder in a New York City subway station to talk a suicidal woman down on Saturday.


Witnesses say that the man followed the young woman in crisis onto the beam and went to talk to her, his hand around her shoulders, as subway riders crowded around the unfolding scene at the Broadway-Lafayette station in downtown Manhattan.

“The only thing I overheard was the young girl saying nobody cares about her,” eyewitness Michal Klein said to the News. “It was just like a random person who went over to keep her calm.”

Police arrived within minutes and moved people away from the scene. Less than an hour later, they were able to get the young woman down and into an ambulance.

Say what you want about New York, but I know it to be filled with clean hearts (save the current resident in the White House).


Read more at the New York Daily News.

Ms. Bronner Helm is the Deputy Editorial Director at Colorlines. Mouthy Black Girl. Rosalynn Carter Mental Health Fellow. Shea Butter Feminist. Virgo Sun, Aries Moon.

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