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The Impossibility of Documenting New York City

Like most people (I assume), I had heard about Humans of New York in passing, with a share on Facebook or a retweet on Twitter, but until recently, I wasn’t actually following the blog. Then I found myself looking at a portrait one day — I don’t remember which — and being overwhelmed by its simultaneous focus and tenderness. I realized I wanted these pictures to pop up in my Facebook and Twitter feeds all the time.