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Missed Connection – “Biking in Georgetown, seeing you smile at me made me crash into a car”


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Ed. Note: If this is you, please email [email protected] so I can put you in touch with OP. For those curious about past missed connections, some have been made and when possible I’ll try to update when/if more are made.

“Dear PoPville,

I was biking in Georgetown on Sunday night, 9/19, around 9pm when I saw you standing at an intersection and we smiled at each other just half a second before I crashed into a taxi cab. It was right in front of an Italian restaurant on M st and 30th and you and your friend stayed there for a bit asking if was ok and if I needed help.

But sadly I was too distracted by the accident (and honestly a little embarrassed that I crashed into a car) to talk to you.

You came back with your Jeep one last time to check up on me and unfortunately, I didn’t even get your name or a chance to thank you for looking out.

Thankfully I am ok and didn’t have any serious injuries. But if you want to laugh about it and get to know each other more after that unfortunate incident let me know!”

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