Have to agree with this. You don't really see it until you are away for awhile, otherwise it seems just regular.
I was over in Asia for a bit and when I came back I was seriously shocked.
It was very, very evident everywhere I looked and I am sure it was there before I just hadn't seen it. Most of the people I know who are out of the country for a bit, this is one of the first things they comment on. It was one of the first things I commented on.
It's actually scary.
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