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Soliciting the Solicitors

Cities are inundated by charity canvassers right about now. So we thought we'd stop and ask them a few questions.
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Emily Badger

"It’ll just take a few minutes!” I plead with the young woman in a Human Rights Campaign T-shirt who had been flagging down tourists in Washington’s Dupont Circle. This is supposed to be her line. And it isn’t working.

"I’m kind of working right now," she says, trying to disengage eye contact.