Humans of New York @humansofny

New York City, one story at a time. Currently sharing stories from Australia. Now a show on FB Watch:

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“This is the first time I’ve travelled alone. My friend told me that you learn a lot about yourself...

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“He was clean when I met him. He’d drink and use drugs a bit, but only when he partied. But he’s not...

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“Both of us are very passionate about the environment. We actually met at the screening of a documen...

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“The biggest insurance company in Australia collapsed in 2001, and there was a royal commission to f...

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“Since there are only two million Assyrians left, there’s a feeling that we might not survive. So we...

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“I do lifesaving training every weekend. Sometimes we have races where we have to paddle out to buoy...

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“I come from a village. My life would have been nothing if I’d stayed home. I’d just wake up, cook f...

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“I work on cargo ships. I’m usually at sea for nine months at a time, but sometimes it can go past a...

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“My boyfriend left as soon as I got pregnant. I was terrified to tell my father, but he discovered m...

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“Soon after my father passed away, my mother got addicted to gambling. We began falling behind on th...

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“I’d always been very curious as a kid. I remember taking apart electronics and putting them back to...

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“My father died on the day he got out of prison, so I never knew him. I was on my own as a child. I...

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