The Denver Egotist points us to a video posted on YouTube yesterday of a b.e.a.u.t.i.f.u.l. woman holding her small child, claiming that a year and a half ago she had a one-night stand with some man. Karen, 27, later gave birth to a baby boy, August — and she feels she owes it to the child and his father to try and let the guy know. And she mentions how great Denmark is along the way.
Karen apparently lives in Copenhagen, and the story goes like this. One night she was walking home when she ran into — since he’s nameless we’ll call him Ferdy (short for Ferdinand) — who had been separated from his friends. Ferdy was on vacation in Denmark, says Karen, and wasn’t familiar with its streets and beautiful women.
“We met at the Custom House bar,” coos Karen in a soft, soothing Danish accent.
The Custom House is an actual place, which happens to be within walking distance to all the most beautiful sights in Copenhagen, according to the bar’s Web site.
“I don’t remember your name or where you are from,” Karen goes on. “But I do remember though that we were talking about Denmark and the thing we have here with (lost in translation) Juga that foreigner people always ask about.”
“So I guess I decided to show you what Juga is all about because we went back to um (and this is where it gets really hard for Karen), we went back to my house, um and yeah we ended up having sex. And the next morning when I woke up you were gone.”
It goes on like this, and you’re compelled to feel something for this innocent sounding woman — who btw is totally not a bimbo because she hasn’t been with anyone since Ferdy. She’s not mad at him, she’s not crazy, she just wants him to know and YouTube was the only way she could get the word out.
To help, there’s a handy Website all dressed up with photos of August and Karen, looking handsomely pristine. A note under the main page photo (above) reads, “August and me enjoying the Danish summer.”
A photo album includes 13 images of Karen and August, each of which add to your need to feel compassionate for this woman and her child. There’s also a guestbook where comments present the possibility that this is fake, but almost always in a list containing options like, “I hope this is real” and “I wish is was me”. Advertising must tell a story.
I suppose we’ll find out soon enough. There are hundreds of comments in the guest book, some noting things like, “I’ve posted your story on my blogs, forums etc” meaning the viral part of this day old story is taken care of. Most commenters seem to have bought the story, and soon enough we’ll find out if it’s true or not — part of me wants it to be, but in all likelihood it’s not.
Via Denver Egotist
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