A police sergeant said it was “pure dumb luck” how a 20 year old, Nick Simmons, was reunited with his family in upstate New York after a news photographer shot his photo huddled with homeless men on a grate in Washington, DC.
The family was alerted to the photo, published in USA Today to illustrate the cold weather.
The photographer was touched that her work was responsible for the young man going home. It is particularly good news because temperatures in DC are set to plunge today to 0 degrees Farenheit.
(READ the AP story via the El Paso Times)