The two profiles in this book that I don't want to forget is "Steam Train" Maury Graham (Hobo) and Dan Field (Marriage Broker). I really loved the story that Maury Graham shared because I thought his story really had meaning. In today's society, I think people are so quick to judge. When we see homeless people sitting along the side of the street we automatically think that their a bum and it's their own fault their living in the streets. I just thought it was really interesting that the hobos actually want to work for food and how they have camps. I also loved that they warn each other if a certain spot is good or not. I like how their a little community, without always being together. They also have a lot of trust when it comes to people wanting to take them in for the night and I'm not sure if that is something I would be able to do.
The second story I really don't want to forget about is Dan Field. I think its absolutely fascinating how he is the perfect matchmaker. I think it's comical in a way because my parents are always playing matchmaker with me and I can definitely see them going behind my back to hook me up with "prince charming". I thought it was really interesting that he took common interests and that's how he really determined if someone would be good together or not. I always thought about the fact that today there is so many websites that try to match people together. I believe Dan Field was the one who made people start websites like that because it's very popular in today's society.
My favorite picture in this book was the picture of Charlie DeLeo looking up at the Statue of Liberty. I really like this picture because I think it captures the emotion that Charlie DeLeo had toward the Statue. He has always been interested in the statue and wanted to actually climb the arm of Lady Liberty. I thought Harvey Wang just nailed it. I also love the angle and lighting of the picture. I love how Charlie was looking up toward the statue, it reminded me of all his dreams and how they came true. It goes along perfect with the story as well.