New York City Apparently Has a ‘Finders, Keepers’ Policy for Abandoned Subway Babies

Times Square subway station
Manhattan, New York City, New York State, USA --- Commuters Waiting for Subway --- Image by © Andria Patino/CorbisPhoto: Mario Tama/Getty Images

In the Times today, playwright Peter Mercurio recalls the time that his partner Danny found a day-old baby in the subway twelve years ago. To everyone’s surprise, a judge gave Danny first dibs on adopting the baby, which he did.