Not all disabilities are visible
While it’s likely that the boy who wouldn’t move his feet in the tale wasn’t blind, it’s vital to note that not all impairments are apparent, and not every sickness can be identified right away.
If you see someone young or old sitting down on the subway, consider for a moment that they might be dealing with an actual, life-threatening issue that you can’t detect. Maybe they’re just being kids, as the youngster in our tale was. But it remains open to you.