He was big, Marsh saw, though not near so big as Marsh; seated, he gave the impression of height, but he had none of Marsh’s girth. At first Marsh thought him an old man, for his hair was white. Then, when he came closer, he saw that it was not white at all, but a very pale blond, and suddenly the stranger took on an almost boyish aspect.
If he had little else, my father had his passions, andpride was one of them. He had taken my mother to wife, and her service was only for him and no longer to be laid at Naamah’s altar. He begged of his father stewardship of a caravan en route to trade in Caerdicca Unitas, taking my mother and my two year old self with him, seeking our fortune..
Amy Cooper called the police to say Christian Cooper (no relation) was threatening her. The altercation started when he asked her to put her dog on a leash.The video, posted to Twitter by Christian Cooper’s sister, has almost 39 million views and led Amy Cooper to be fired from a global investment firm and accused of choking her dog, which she then gave to a rescue group.Christian Cooper said that if the aim was to make wider change, “I am not sure that this young woman having her life completely torn apart serves that goal.”Amy Cooper apologized to NBC New York and said in a CNN interview that she was “not a racist.”Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories.A black man who filmed a viral video of a white woman calling the police on him New York’s Central Park said he was “uncomfortable” with the backlash, which has led to her losing her job.Video footage filmed by Christian Cooper shows the woman, Amy Cooper, threatening to call the police to report an “African American man threatening my life.” (It is a coincidence that the two have the same surname.)She did so, and police came, though they took no action. It later emerged that the altercation started when he asked her to put her dog on a leash, as required in the section of the park where they were.The video, shared on Twitter by Christian Cooper’s sister, Melody, had almost 39 million views as of early Wednesday morning.Outrage over the video led to Amy Cooper’s being fired from the global investment firm Franklin Templeton and to allegations that she was choking her dog, which she then “voluntarily surrendered” to an animal rescue.”If our goal is to change the underlying factors, I am not sure that this young woman having her life completely torn apart serves that goal.”Cooper had previously spoken with NBC New York, where he said he had decided to keep filming as he refused to be intimidated, and he described racism in American society.”We live in an age of Ahmaud Arbery where black men are gunned down because of assumptions people make about black men, black people, and I’m just not going to participate in that,” he said.In the video, he encouraged her when she suggested calling the police.