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Matthew Silver Farts Hearts

Many New Yorkers will instantly recognize Matthew Silver's face; even some people outside of New York who have caught wind of the viral video for which he was the subject, will recognize the scarcely dressed bearded eccentric dancing in the 42nd street subway station or Union Square Pavillion, making fart noises and preaching his message of love. Why does he do it?

Today on En Route, the story of Matthew Silver.