Friday, January 31, 2014

Putting a name to a face

Article on in worth reading shocker! Joe DePriest of the Charlotte Observer reports on a US amateur researcher's ultimately successful attempt to identify the mystery factory girl in a famous Lewis Hine photo taken in 1908.

On a similar note is the heartwarming tale of the man reunited six years later with the stranger who helped talk him out of throwing himself off Waterloo Bridge. And all through the power of social media - a reminder that the internet isn't all about cat videos and porn.

(Thanks to Alan for the link.)

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