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I was coming back from the grocery, my cane of
course in my right hand, trailing a little cart with
my left. I had entered the cross walk at the inter-
section of Eugenie and Wells. I was having a little
difficulty maneuvering the cart and my head was
Looking up I was headed right at young woman
on her cell phone. She was looking straight at me.
In a moment her eyes de-focused and she shifted
her eyes to my right. She didn't change her path.
I moved right, and we passed without incident, but
in that moment her eyes lost their focus I could see
that she had absolutely no interest in me as a human
being. She made no adjustment for me.
I might as well not have been there.
Maybe she wasn't really there.
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