Time: Morning Rush Hour (5am-9:30am)
Location: Queens Chapel and Belfast Road (Maryland)
I walk with a baby girl in the stroller every morning. Every day for the past couple of weeks, one or two cars beep at me, someone hollers something, and yesterday, a man slowed on his bike to catcall me. I just keep walking, but these incidents don’t make me feel safe.
Emphases by CASS.
Submitted 7/2/13 by “RB.”
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