The whole city is pretty pissed.
“There are clients who cry, there are clients who confide in us, who tell us their stories, like a kind of therapy.”
In the Oberkampf neighborhood of Paris, Umar sells single roses, earning 20 cents per stem to support his family in Pakistan.
Professional sumotoris weigh about 330 pounds. Here, no one even gets to 200 pounds. These guys don't dream of becoming professional sumo wrestlers either—they work in bookstores or in IT services.
There are things I’d rather do than worry about not being cosmopolitan enough, like making sure I can afford some kind of sustenance after handing my landlord Bermuda’s national debt in rent every single month.