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  • Today I was looking past a statue of a woman which stood just in front of the large windows with a direct view onto Central Park. I was having lunch alone in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. It was a perfect sunny fall day. I watched runners, dog walkers and other people enjoying a warm day in the park . My mood had been lifted by seeing all the activity and being surronded by art. I didn't give much thought to the wheel chair next to statue near the window.

    A man and a woman at the next table seem to be talking about art and their plans for the day much like the rest of the the lunch crowd. When they finished their wine he got the wheelchair. It was next to the statue that I had admired during lunch. He helped his companion into the seat and wheeled her out of the resturant

    I felt guilty being so self absorbed.
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