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Overheard In L.A.: Tragedy Strikes Runyon Canyon

BE CAREFUL: Don't leave your selfie stick at home! (Photo by pht0matt via the LAist Featured Photos pool on Flickr)
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This week's edition of Overheard in L.A. features bits of overheard conversation from people suffering a devastating tragedy in Runyon Canyon, who took the latest trendy food class, and some model parents.Tragedy Of The Week
"Oh NO, we forgot the selfie stick!!!!"
via @SalleyRaeHamer at Runyon Canyon

Might Be Easier To Get Them To Name Their Firstborn After You
"Trying to get someone to drive out from the Westside is like convincing them to name their firstborn after you."
via @lifewithBianca

Gotta Start 'Em Early
"How did they get their baby to wear a fedora?"
via Rosie S. at the Hollywood Farmers Market

"He's transgender, which is really relevant right now."
via @jake2point0

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Parenting Done Right
"The baby probably has a contact high. I hope she's okay."
via @tumbry

That's Not Real. Right?
"Do you guys have hemp milk?"
via @KianaParkerat Starbucks

Something To Aspire To
"I've never fucked a Native American. They're very hard to find."
via @OwenVoice

Require Courses
"Yeah, I took a chocolate sensory class."
via @GarrettFBaker in Echo Park

"I'm having a hard time understanding how the M&M's relate to his spiritual life."
via @_snork_juice_ at USC Film School

Our Overheard in L.A. feature relies on you to send us the strange conversations you overhear in this city. Send them our way at (In the e-mail, put "overheard" in the subject and tell us who said it, where they said it and any amusing context.)

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