A 16-year-old we know was waiting patiently at a bus stop the other day.
A non-descript sedan drove by, then hit the brakes. The driver made a quick U-turn, went back and crossed the median again in order to drive by the bus stop.
As it neared the bus stop, it started slowing down.
Creepy old dude offering a ride to some innocent young stud?
Maybe. Maybe not. Depends where you're coming from, politically.
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Turns out the guy was an Army recruiter, who could not bring himself to drive by the bus stop without making a pitch. And not taking no for an answer too easily, either.
Hey, at least he didn't ask for help seeking his lost puppy.
But remember, kids: Be careful out there.
-- Richard Connelly