A 13 year-old Brooklyn boy with Asperger's syndrome got scared of being scolded about school so he spent eleven f'ing days riding the New York subway—alone and undetected—because this world is a cold and heartless place.
The New York Times has the whole...sad? Incredible? Tale of Francisco Hernandez, who—after being warned by his mom that she needed to have a serious talk with him about his performance at school—hopped on a subway train with ten dollars in his pocket and just rode the rails. For eleven f'ing days, before a transit cop recognized his face from a poster. Man.
No one spoke to him. Asked if he saw any larger meaning in that, he said, "Nobody really cares about the world and about people."