A fake cement baby turned a woman's morning commute into fodder for an angry mob.

A fake cement baby turned a woman's morning commute into fodder for an angry mob.
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35-year-old Lily Potkin felt the need to shake up her trip to work on March 10, with the end result that she was publicly deemed "heartless" by a group of righteous passersby. How did this come about? A fake cement baby. In a Twitter tale surfaced by Mashable, Potkin details how an encounter with a man pushing a stroller (or "pram," as the British Potkin wrote) lead strangers to think she was a truly awful human being. 

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Public shaming is a rough way to start the day. Public shaming for a completely misunderstood situation, aka a fake baby, is a really rough beginning to the morning. Potkin likely won't be mixing up her commute again any time soon.

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