The Press: In the Midst of Life

Al Robbins, a 28-year-old stationery salesman and free-lance photographer, sometimes picks up extra money by selling spot news pictures to the New York Journal-American. One day last week, he was standing outside a Manhattan parochial school on his sales route, talking to a priest, when a youngster ran up and gasped: "Father, a little boy's been hit by a truck." Grabbing his camera from his car, Robbins ran after the priest.

They found seven-year-old Michael Nordquist lying in the street, where a coal truck had hit him as he stepped off the curb. Still clutched in Michael's hand was the change that...

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