Why Everyone Should Be Reading Humans of New York | Avi Sholkoff

February 24, 2015 6:25 PM

17 0

Each morning when I check Facebook or Instagram, I eagerly await the newest Humans of New York posts. Whether Brandon Stanton finds a cute old couple, or a student reflecting on an inspirational teacher, I read each post and gaze at each picture with glee. Why? Because Humans of New York (HONY) represents the true vision of the United States of America. HONY symbolizes and showcases people who currently seek as well as people who live the American Dream. HONY describes an America of freedom, equality and hope. A place of dreams, comfort and teamwork. Humans of New York transports the reader to an idealized New York City. Everyone should take two minutes out of their day and read a Humans of New York.

If one were to look for an individual who pursued his passion and made it his career, look no further than Brandon Stanton. Stanton, who traded stocks before losing his job, sought to take pictures of people all over New York City. Now, years later HONY has conquered the world. Stanton has photograp...

Read more

To category page