Voices | OVERHEARD

She can't handle the truth

A family with a new dog waits for it to do its business by a tree. As it finishes, the young daughter takes a closer look.

Girl: (Screams.) That’s so disgusting.

Father: Don’t worry. Your poop also looks like that.

Girl: (Screams louder.)

— Komazawa Park, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo. Overheard by The Japan Times On Sunday

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