I Picked Up a Hitchhiker

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    I Picked Up A Hitchhiker And Lived To Regret It

    The first and last time I picked up a hitchhiker was 2 years ago. I was driving from San Francisco to LA and I saw a young girl hitchhiking. She looked so sad standing there with her thumb out. She was dressed in jeans, tube top and sandles and had a well worn satchel sitting on...
    Andrea619 Andrea619
    26-30, F
    14 Responses Jul 10, 2010

    Not me, my dad but my dad stopped

    for him because of me. I live out in the country where everything takes at least 45 minutes to get to. Me and my dad were in no mans land getting back from the farm. I spotted on the side of the road was a fit man on a bike with two flat tires. He had on those skin tight suits...
    AllTheEmotions AllTheEmotions
    18-21, M
    Mar 28, 2015

    Will Never Do It Again

    i was having a good day for once. good days were rare back then and i was driving back from the store when i saw this hitchhiker. i drove past and then i thought... what the hell i'll do a good dead. i regret it STILL. the guy smelled like a freaken woodstock concert i had to...
    CaptainJackass CaptainJackass
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jan 26, 2011

    Picking Hitchhikers

    once i was driving to the london. i saw a person was thumbing a lift.i pressed the footbrake, so i stopped my car beside him. he said, 'going to london mate?' 'yes,' i said. 'jumped in.' he got in and i drove on.
    harrihorsi harrihorsi
    13-15
    1 Response Dec 11, 2012

    Just Another Story

    I am sure the guy was a serial killer! I was 16 and he made me drive him to the bowling alley in our little town. He turns around in the front seat to face me directly and looks at me with eyes that scared me worse than my dad and told me to effing wait for him. I waited for a...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jan 26, 2011

    Safe and sound - What is riskier,

    picking up a hitchhiker or hitching for a ride? As the driver, you're concentrating on the road and your hands are occupied with the steering wheel. You're vulnerable. That went through my mind among other dangers. Despite those thoughts, I recently picked up a hitchhiker...
    pilotpro pilotpro
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 7, 2014

    Destinations

    I only got him about twenty-five miles to his destination but I picked up a hitchhiker today. It was long enough to share a couple of laughs, a story and a coffee, which he bought me as thanks for the ride. Wade, a construction worker/roofer, who works on his own, was almost...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Aug 10, 2013
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