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Week of Jul 15, 2013
A Beam of Hope
by Sophie Butcher and Jaclyn Einis
As the new World Trade Center rises over Manhattan, a determined group of New Jersey firefighters are building a stirring tribute from one of the last remaining pieces of 9/11 wreckage.
Kickstarting a Cure
by Noah Rosenberg
Twenty-five million Americans struggle with rare, debilitating diseases. One pioneering doctor is crowdfunding their hope.
Five-Star Soup Kitchen
by Danielle Elliot
Chef David Garcelon has prepared meals for heads of state, rock stars and the Queen of England herself. He also cooks for New York’s homeless.
Tales from the $20 Handouts
In a city where ignoring those in need is a daily occurrence, five New Yorkers answer the question: if you had to give your money away, who would you choose to help?
If You See Something, Do Something
by Helaina Hovitz
Roaming the city offering free favors, helping hands and even cold hard cash, a cadre of idealistic young New Yorkers meet a surprisingly skeptical audience.
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