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The Bitter Reality Behind Appearances

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via Flickr (cc) (pic by Pedro Ribeiro Simões)

Somebody in France decided to run a social experiment. It involved an actor dressed up as a homeless guy scampering down a busy Paris street before collapsing to the ground. The reaction from the public? Not the same as that shown when another actor in snazzier attire collapsed on the same spot a little later.

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