Toronto's university students divided into teams and staked-out intersections harassing pedestrians for donations to give the victims of the recent earthquake in Haiti in return for free hugs (now you see the catch in their posters). When quizzed as to where donations would go they had no idea. They couldn't say how much would go to 'the people' -- in fact one of them even joked and even had no idea where Haiti was. Another girl asked me where I came from. When I told her China, she said 'China needs plenty of donations too'... that's when I walked-on.
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