Troy Stories

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A new project that you might find interesting: Troy Stories, which is taking the Humans of New York approach to the city of Troy.

The person behind it is Jesse Gardner. From the about page:

Troy is such an interesting place right now, full of all different kinds of people. There's a lot of change happening: a lot of good and a lot of bad, depending on who talk to. And I think that listening to and sharing stories at this critical moment in the history of this 200-year-old city can help build empathy.
For some, that means taking time to consider how differently people see the world, how different the circumstances they face. For others, these stories mean finding comfort in discovering that you're not the only person who thinks like you do. There's such strength in learning someone out there shares your fears or joys.
Consider Troy Stories an empathy-building endeavor.

The stories are also being distributed via Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

There are three stories to start, and it says there will be new stories each week.


Thanks for the love! I've met so many fascinating people around Troy, and I'm really excited to be able to share these stories.

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