08/14/2014 09:52 am ET

Catcalled While Leaving A Funeral And Other Horrible Times We've Been Street Harassed

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This past summer, I got catcalled by a guy in a car as I was walking out of a bank.

“Take it as a compliment,” I’ve heard people say. Well, I am fine with compliments. A few weeks earlier, a man I passed on the street said, “Excuse me, ma’am, but I just wanted to tell you you’re beautiful. Have a lovely day.” Now some people don’t want to be interrupted to hear random opinions about their appearance, which is reasonable. Personally, I thought it was nice.

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