|This month the Peeing Boy at Tokyo's|
Hamamatsucho Train Station stands at
the ready in his fireman's dress
uniform, reminding us how to
I haven't crossed paths with anyone peeing on the pavement in quite some time and I can't say that I miss the chance meetings. Those in the neighborhood who are more in-the-know than I say it's probably due to a local police clamp down. If what they say is true, it looks like the criminalization of public urination (or maybe simply the enforcement of existing standards/ordinances) has definitely stopped folks from taking a leak in the streets. I just wish I could say the same for leaks elsewhere.
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