"Hey. Hey, kid," muttered the homeless woman sitting in her own urine at the bus stop. "You've got something for me to eat? I'm hungry. Starving! I need protein, you hear? And carbs! I'll die of exhaustion without carbs!"
The young boy unwrapped his sandwich and handed it to the woman, who devoured it eagerly. A little rush of color rose in her cheeks, and she sighed and lulled her head back against the concrete wall.