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4 Tips For Handling Confrontations Over Wearing A Mask In Public

A worker places a placard on the window of a liquor store while wearing a face mask on April 10, 2020 in Jersey City, New Jersey. (Kena Betancur/Getty Images)
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Clearly not everyone is on board with the mask thing. That's been leading to some heated confrontations online and in person.

To help you figure out how to navigate such a conflict should it happen to you, our newsroom's public affairs and culture show Take Two spoke with someone who knows a lot about defusing tense situations: an FBI hostage negotiator.

First tip? Use a mellow voice: think "late night FM DJ voice." And don't bother reasoning with people.


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