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What on earth is she doing being human in public! (Photo/Haley Morris Cafiero)
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  • mauritia

    Not a big fan of the Haley Morris-Cafiero piece– nobody is required to look friendly all the time and it seems mean spirited to use strangers’ unflattering expressions as evidence of prejudice. Plus, some of the shots seem to be in the middle of busy sidewalks in Manhattan, where I can guarantee that obstructing traffic would get you some dirty looks no matter what you looked like.