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  • On my way to university, this Unicef guy approached me asking if I can spare him some time to talk.
    "Sorry, I don't have time", I immediately said. (This is my script whenever someone on the street asks me to talk about their cause.)
    I was starting to walk away from the situation when he asked
    "Oh, why not?"
    I didn't want to be a snob so I replied
    "I'm supposed to be meeting someone right now."
    "I have a lot of spare time."
    "But I don't."
    This was the point when I started checking him out.
    "Hmm well I can give you my spare time so you'll have some and we can talk."
    Two things were running on my mind then: (1) You'll be my life saver if you can actually do that as, considering I've procrastinated so much, I need more time to study for my exams, and (2) even though it's kind of a volunteering pre-requisite to be friendly, it didn't stop me from thinking, "That's gotta be one of the simplest yet most adorable things towards me I've heard so far."
    I snapped out of it and said,
    "I gotta go sorry. Hopefully next time."
    "Okay, well just one more question; it won't take much time."
    "Are you 21?"
    "Nope. I'm 19."
    His charming smile never faltered, though; looked me right in the eyes and raised his right hand. I high-fived him and said, "Bye!"
    It didn't hurt that he was attractive. I would honestly stay longer for a conversation with him.
    Say whatever you want.
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