In Her Third Chance at Life, She Discovers an Appetite for Living

In Her Third Chance at Life, She Discovers an Appetite for Living

Twice in her life, Lidia de los Santos has dropped onto the tracks of the New York City subway system, as the thundering of a coming train sounded through the tunnels. The first time, in middle school, she was shoved there by one of her many classmates and tormentors. The second time, just a few years later, Ms. de los Santos leapt onto the tracks herself, in an impulsive yet resolute bid to end her life.

 

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New York Times

NOV. 23, 2014