You're leaving your favorite restaurant after eating breakfast when a stranger taps you on the shoulder. But this tap leads to a conversation—and adventure—that leaves you with one item that you never thought you'd ever own. Start your story with "I hate to bother you, but I have something important to ask." And end your story with, "And that's how I ended up being the proud owner of a (fill in the blank)."
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