Posted May 10, 2010
The full name of the event was Oprah’s Live Your Best Life Walk, and the people in it started at Pier 86 and would eventually end up here in Times Square. And though it was partly a celebration of Oprah herself, and the 10th anniversary of her magazine, there were 10 different charities that would benefit from the event. So it was all right.
A week after the latest guy from one of the death cults came after New York, it was not such a bad thing to celebrate life, especially here, with the life of the city all around you; here in one of the famous plazas of the city and the world, one that Shahzad turned into a crime scene.