Though this lady looks cozy in her hat and sweater, her eyes so clearly seem to say that she is in need. I found this image a quiet reminder today of how fortunate many of us are, and many are not, this holiday season.
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A woman waits in line for holiday food distribution at the Food Bank For New York City Community Kitchen & Food Pantry of West Harlem in New York on Dec. 21. The Food Bank For New York City has seen a major increase in the number of first-time visitors who now depend on free food to prepare their holiday dinner.