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8 Photos That Help Restore the Charm of Charm City

“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, 'Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.'” - Mr. Rogers

These images stand in stark contrast to what's been shown on TV. These are the images of Baltimore that we know: Baltimoreans caring and helping one another.


A man in the crowd had a seizure and reaches his hand out to the police. Photo credit: Thesecret To Success


Police officers share donated pizza with neighborhood children. Photo credit: Jaclyn Nicole


A group of Towson University students gather to pray for Baltimore. Photo Credit: Helen Harrison 


A young boy approaches Prince George's County Police, who are assisting in Baltimore City, and asks for help to fix his broken bike. The officer fixed it and the boy rode off. Photo Credit: Prince George's County Police Department


Citizens lining up to protect the police on W. North Ave in Baltimore. Photo Credit: Van Applegate


Photo Credit: M Cromartie (click here to read the story behind the photo)


A man on a bike fist bumps the Maryland state Police. Photo credit: Matt Rourke, AP

Women hand out water and frosted mini wheats to officers standing watch in West Baltimore in an area where some of the worst of the Baltimore Riots occurred. Photo credit: Bryan P. Sears