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The stereotype of Canadians being unfailingly polite was shaken when a man walking down the street in Toronto, Ont., was slapped by a passing bicyclist. The pedestrian was hit hard enough that he fell to the ground, but his car was parked nearby, so he jumped up, ran to his car, chased the bicyclist down — and ran him over. The 53-year-old cyclist was hospitalized with serious injuries, but is expected to survive. Police are looking for the other man. “We need to locate this [driver] and get the full story,” a police spokesman said. (RC/National Post) ...Probably along the lines of “I’m not Canadian.”
Original Publication Date: 08 November 2015
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 22.

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