Photo of an old woman in a crowd goes viral for reminding the Internet that the real world exists.

Photo of an old woman in a crowd goes viral for reminding the Internet that the real world exists.
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This is a photo of an elderly lady participating in old-fashioned, unfiltered, unmediated reality while everyone else in the crowd around her stares at their phones, only able to experience life secondhand. People are freaking out over it.

Here it is zoomed-in so you can appreciate just how much this lady is experiencing life differently than her peers:

Photo of an old woman in a crowd goes viral for reminding the Internet that the real world exists.
"Back in my day, we didn't stare at our phones. We just tried to rip Paul McCartney's hair out if we ever got close enough."

It was taken as the stars of Black Mass were arriving for the film's premiere in Brookline, Massachusetts. What do you think? Is she the last bastion of honest human experience in an alienated world that's oversaturated with technology? Or was her phone just dead?

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