Woman's viral thread about a stranger on the train asking her for help is a must-read.
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It's hard enough asking for help from your closest friends and family, let alone a complete stranger. But for some people, relying on the kindness of strangers is a necessity.

A woman recently shared an eye-opening thread on Twitter about how a stranger on the train who suffers from epilepsy reached out to her for help, and she complied.

The woman, named Erynn Brook, initially shared the whole story as a distraction from her cat getting an ultrasound.


Erynn goes on to reflect on the the ways we have been conditioned to "help" people dealing with any kind of health emergency. In general, we're taught to call 911—but, depending on the situation, this isn't always the best approach.

Brook uses her story to illustrate the fact that our individualistic society has forced many people with disability to create their own support system.

"We built a world for convenience, not community."

When the COVID-19 pandemic socially distanced the world and pushed off the 2020 Olympics, we knew the games weren't going to be the same. The fact that they're even happening this year is a miracle, but without spectators and the usual hustle and bustle surrounding the events, it definitely feels different.

But it's not just the games themselves that have changed. The coverage of the Olympics has changed as well, including the unexpected addition of un-expert, uncensored commentary from comedian Kevin Hart and rapper Snoop Dogg on NBC's Peacock.

In the topsy-turvy world we're currently living in, it's both a refreshing and hilarious addition to the Olympic lineup.

Just watch this clip of them narrating an equestrian event. (Language warning if you've got kiddos nearby. The first video is bleeped, but the others aren't.)

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