can of friendship

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humansofnewyork:

"We’d get advanced warning when the American B-52’s were going to bomb the enemy positions. These were the most frightening times of the war. We’d stuff cotton in our ears and our nose and shut our eyes tight and crouch down against the ground. The bombs didn’t drop in one place. They spread out like sand. And if you weren’t ready for them and happened to be standing up with your ears uncovered and your eyes open, the pressure alone could burst your heart or break a vessel in your brain. When they dropped their bombs, I don’t think those pilots knew what it was like on the ground."
(Ho Chi Minh City \ Saigon, Vietnam)
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Just two baby monkeys hugging.
(Kathmandu, Nepal)
humansofnewyork:

"I’ve been fixing watches in this chair for almost sixty years. It required a lot more skill in the old days. Now I pretty much just replace batteries."
(Dharamshala, India)
humansofnewyork:

"We practiced for about thirty minutes before he actually called my parents. I pretended to be my mom, and tried to think of all the reasons she’d object to us getting married, and he practiced his rebuttals. The actual call was a lot easier than the rehearsal."
(New Delhi, India)
humansofnewyork:

Seen in Pathankot, India
humansofnewyork:

He was swimming with his friends. When I asked for his photo, he screamed: “He only asked me!” Then he ran a victory lap, climbed on the boulder, twisted the tips of his mustache, and struck this pose.
(Kotla, India)
humansofnewyork:

I walked into a classroom where some young Tibetan students were practicing their chants, and all the kids suddenly grew very focused and well-behaved on account of the visitor. Except for this guy, who started laughing at me. Then he started laughing at himself laughing. Then he started laughing that he couldn’t stop laughing at himself laughing.
(Dharamshala, India)
humansofnewyork:

We were eating lunch with the door open, and a monkey started to peek through the door.’Isn’t that cute?’ we thought. 'Hello monkey,' we said. Then the situation quickly deteriorated. 

(Dharamshala, India)
humansofnewyork:

"If you could give one piece of advice to a large group of people, what would it be?""If you feed your children with food earned from corruption, they will be corrupt. If you feed your children with food earned from honesty, they will be honest."
(Dharamsala, India)