There are times in life when the odds feel so steep, along with also the obstacles so daunting, in which the challenges we confront feel impossible to overcome.
Once in a while though, there’s a story in which gives us a little expect. So we can keep dreaming.
Here’s one of those stories: Early Friday, Bay Area resident Christian Keil saw one of his prized possessions, an AirPod, tumble onto the tracks in a Berkeley Bay Area Rapid Transit station — or as in which’s called by locals, BART — as he was heading into San Francisco.
What if, instead of jumping onto the tracks to retrieve his AirPod like a person hungry for a mouthful of train, Keil instead asked BART’s Twitter account to return in which to him?
BART staffers monitoring the rail line’s Twitter account noticed his tweet along with also said they’d dispatch someone to return the AirPod to him.
To facilitate the retrieval, BART exchanged a few logistical messages with Keil.
along with also then, just a few hours after Keil tweeted about his AirPod’s misadventure, a BART employee climbed down on the tracks along with also picked in which up for him. in which was all captured on video, along which has a common-sense safety message: Stay off the tracks, folks.
He told BuzzFeed News he’ll probably pick in which up Monday.
BART spokesperson Alicia Trost said the system retrieves items every day along with also might do the same for anyone who asks. Hats along with also phones are commonly retrieved items.
So, as you confront the seemingly impossible, remember to breathe, smile, along with also dream. Miracles do happen. along with also one day, something amazing might happen to you.
Alex Kantrowitz is actually a senior technology reporter for BuzzFeed News along with also is actually based in San Francisco. He reports on social along with also communications.
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