Justin Jacoby Smith is an organizer, web geek, Buddhist, and poet.

"i have to go finish this *right now*"

I had set up an ending, and I knew basically what was going to happen, though I never really knew exactly what details were gong to happen until I sat down to tweet these things. But I was having dinner with my wife and my son, and hail started falling, and I stood up from the table and I said, I have to go finish this right now.

Esquire talks to the writer behind the incredible @MayorEmanuel story. It loses a little bit of its magic if you weren't lucky enough to follow the account in real time--dramatic hailstorm conclusion and all--but you should take the time to check it out. New things can still happen.