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Look Up

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I was sitting in the waiting area at the bank. A woman came in and sat down across from me. A minute later, she moved over to sit next to me. (I didn't question this as the seats on the other side had the line of customers right behind them.)  The banker came out and said, "I can help whoever is next."  We looked at each other for a moment. (Usually, the second person indicates the first person is next.) As I started to get up, I said, "I am." She raised an eyebrow and said, "Oh. You were next?"
You sat across from me and then next to me. I never moved. I'm not hard to miss. 😳
At first, I thought this was funny. The more I think about it, though, it's a little sad and even kind of scary. Things happen so fast, now more than ever. Opportunities can be missed. Accidents can happen. We spend so much time looking down. What else are we missing if we don't even see the person sitting next to us?
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