Why Homeless Hero Hugo Alfredo Tale-Yax Died on NYC Street

Why did more than 20 passersby leave a homeless man to bleed to death on a New York City sidewalk last week? It's not necessarily because they didn't care, experts say. Their behavior may be a symptom of city living. Hugo Alfredo Tale-Yax, 31, collapsed on a Queens, N.Y., sidewalk after he was stabbed several times by a mugger, but his motionless form didn't inspire a single passerby to help or to alert the police -- until he had been lying there bleeding to death for more than an hour. The...Full Story
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