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Re: [ukulele-92] THIS IS AN OUTRAGE!

From: user 8.
Sent on: Sunday, November 18, 2012 12:47 PM

-----Original Message----- 
From: Miles Swenson
Sent: Sunday, November 18,[masked]:27 PM
To: [address removed]
Subject: [ukulele-92] THIS IS AN OUTRAGE!

Hello fellow Ukers,
My name is Miles Swenson. I am a college student in Tampa and i love playing 
ukulele. Its a very strong passion of mine. I take my ukulele everywhere i 
go and people always enjoy hearing me play. At least up until yesterday. You 
see, on Nov. 17th, i was doing my own thing, walking through the 
International Plaza jamming away like a i usually always do, and then 
suddenly was stopped by security. "This is private property. You are 
disturbing the piece!" Is all he could say to me. I couldn't believe what i 
was hearing. I wasn't doing anything wrong, and if anything i feel like i 
was BRINGING peace. And i'm sure everyone else felt the same way.
So then, a manager of a kiosk close by overheard the confrontation and 
decided to put in his 2 cents. He was very stern and loud but made his point 
clear, that i was not and never has disturbed anyone at the mall. Of all the 
2 years i've been just casually going to the mall and playing ukulele, i 
never thought something like this would happen. Two more security officers 
and the mall manager heard the argument on the radio and they came to kick 
me out. There was a lot of yelling and arguing. Just to make a long story 
short, I was banned from the mall for 365 days and was cited for trespassing 
and disturbing the peace.
I don't know if anyone has any legal advice for me, but i want to take this 
somewhere. I don't want to just let this slide, this isn't right.

Maybe a surprise flash ukulele mob is in order? haha just kidding.

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