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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“My stepfather would come to my side of the room when everyone else was asleep. I’d heard about thes...

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“You know the story of Martha and Mary? One of them needed to make everything perfect for Jesus, and...

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“She asked me to pick her up early from school because she was vomiting. That’s when she told me tha...

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“I’m a researcher. I work with local governments to draft legislation that encourages sustainable to...

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“When you’re six you have like twenty-eight responsibilities. You have to help your mom. You have to...

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“My young son is very curious. Every time I come home, he asks me so many questions. He wants to kno...

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“I’m starting an advocacy group at my university to break the stigma around domestic violence. We ha...

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“Now I have someone to play with!” (Manila, Philippines)

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“I had to break up with my girlfriend last week. We’d been trying to hide our relationship because o...

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Thanks to everyone who donated to the fundraiser this week! As of this moment, $1,836,000 has been r...

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(2/2) “There were no jobs during the civil war, so my dad went from being an engineer to selling foo...

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“I was twenty when the civil war came to Somalia. It started as a normal day for me. I woke up that...

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