The true story (a street short)

30403853675_2b085ddaf6_oThe photo had become famous, Pulitzer prize and all. The man. The headlines. It was just so perfect. A time and place in our nation’s history, memorialized by a simple photo. Everyone loved it. Yet that man, on that day, was just turning pages. He didn’t even know how to read. If you had asked him, you would have known that. It would have been so simple. But you didn’t, did you? You just let that photo be what you wanted it to be, didn’t you? You never knew the true story, the one I haven’t told you yet. You never even wondered. (See more Street Shorts here.)

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