For everyone brave enough to purchase AirPods, knowing that they are eminently losable and a wee bit dorky, having one fall into the subway tracks is a doomsday scenario. Hell, anything falling into the subway is a nightmare, because to retrieve them could involve ruining everyone's commute or, you know, death.
When Ashley Mayer lost one of her beloved earbuds to the underworld, she had resigned herself to life without it. But a day letter, with the tiny speaker right where she left it, she decided to take the risk.
It's an inspiring story of love and perseverance in the face of real danger.