Disability

How two broken people made the most of a chance meeting

How two broken people made the most of a chance meeting

‘You okay?’

I’d dropped my walking stick. The CRACK sound of my metal stick on the concrete must have been loud. I had earphones in, listening to The Cure, so didn’t notice at first.

‘—yeah,’ I replied, stopping the song so I could make contact with the Good Samaritan a couple of feet away. Reaching down, I managed to grab the stick without falling over.

‘I’m fine.’