Hat-wearing, white-shirted person with daughter and friend: Hi, I was just wondering if I could just give you this...
Paul: No thanks, I'm an atheist.
HWWSP: Oh, OK then.
He sort of nodded, the smile slightly frozen on his face but not obviously moving toward hurt, angry or anticipation of the fray. Placing his daughter's hat back on her head, they turned and left. The other guy hadn't said a word, but just kept smiling.
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