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Old 04-02-2012, 08:27 PM
 
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If you work in, or walk around, lower Manhattan, you're no doubt familiar with the groups of young adults who solicit for an organization called Children International. They wear blue uniforms with white lettering and are very aggressive in approaching passersby.

From everything I've read about Children's International, it's a legitimate organization; in fact, it's a top-rated charity by Consumer's Digest. But the way they approach people on the street with their hard-sell, you would think it's some kind of a scam. Anyone know why they use these tactics? Do the solicitors get a cut of the people they sign up?
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