“You should be ashamed.”

How many individuals feel when facing street & sexual harassment…

Location: Near Whole Foods in Foggy Bottom
Time: Night (7:30pm-12am)

I was eating outside at the Whole Foods on 22nd St. in Foggy Bottom. A rather obese 60s male sat down nearby and proceeded to make bizarre and inappropriate comments to virtually any young single woman who walked by. Only later I thought that I should have said, “What if that was your daughter walking home from work. You should be ashamed.”

Submitted on 7/14/12 by “Eric Lamar”

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One Response

  1. John B.
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    Of course, the comments were inappropriate.

    Can you provide any other information about this man?

    Have you heard him make similar remarks on other occasions?

    Did he appear intoxicated?

    Was he a street person?

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