“What ever happened to the compliment man?”

“Dear PoPville,

The complement man was a staple in Adams Morgan and Dupont, but hasn’t been seen in years. Does anyone have an update? He made tons of people feel good, so the streets miss him.”

Ed. Note: I remember him well from Adams Morgan – it’s been years since I’ve seen him. He was awesome.

“February 2005
All big cities can be lonely places, full of frantic people isolated from everyone else. But in America, the Compliments Man is trying to spark a reconnection.

Every day for the past 14 years, Ron Miller stands on a street corner in Washington complimenting people. “He really picks out something that stands out about each person,” comments one friend. He’s become a valued local attraction, charming all the passers by.

Produced by ABC Australia
Distributed by Journeyman Pictures”

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