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A young man and woman are driving along the highway, in danger of running out of gas. The young woman (whose age has been approximated at twenty-two) demonstrates a joking annoyance to her companion of his inability to keep the car's gas tank full. After all, she complains, there have been several times when they actually have run out of gas and when that happens, inevitably, she is always sent to hitchhike. The young man finds amusement in this, not necessarily caring that she often has to use her womanly wiles on the side of the road in order to catch a ride to the nearest gas station.

The two tease one another, joking that she probably enjoys the attention she gets from men while hitchhiking. As he drives, he puts his arm around her and then kisses her on the forehead. He knows she...

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