When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro. - Hunter S. Thompson

29 August 2007

Everyday heroism

James Fallows, currently living and working in China, shares an inspiring story:
Last Saturday morning China time, when I was in the rural hinterland, I got a very early-morning mobile phone call from a friend on the U.S. east coast, where it was Friday night. For medical reasons I won't go into, it was a matter of life-and-death importance that a close friend of his in New York receive a certain medical supply, available in Shanghai, as soon as possible.
There was no way to get the medicine there in time through the ordinary and usual international supply-logistics chain (DHL, etc.)

So Mr. Fallows started making some phone calls...

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