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'Where is Your Humanity?'



Dear hundreds — perhaps thousands — of drivers traveling north on U.S. Highway 101 to Eureka in the early morning hours of Friday, June 19,

Did you really not see Paul? On the side of the road sitting in the grass shivering, shaking in pain and unable to rise to his feet? I don't believe you did not; he was in plain view. I saw him, stopped, got off my bicycle and called for an ambulance. Too bad for him one-and-a-half hours passed before I stopped, the whole time people driving by pretending not to see him. Where is your humanity, people? Are you so heartless and uncaring in your Teslas and monster pickups? How could you not help a fellow human so obviously in need?

And I thought COVID-19 was supposed to have made us more caring and considerate.

Andrew Offenbacher, Monterey

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