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“They Said He Had A Light Mustache”: School Informs Mom About A “Strange Man” Picking Up Her Daughter Without Realizing It Was Her Without A Wig
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“They Said He Had A Light Mustache”: School Informs Mom About A “Strange Man” Picking Up Her Daughter Without Realizing It Was Her Without A Wig Interview

Mistaking people for somebody else is a natural occurrence that pretty much happens all the time. There’s no shame in making such a mistake, unless, however, it is a major mixup. In that case, an apology, as well as being more careful, is probably a good idea. That is especially true if you mistake somebody for an entirely different kind of person.

In today’s story, we are going to have a look at one such occurrence, taken to the extreme. In a nutshell, a woman picking up her daughter from school was mistaken for a “strange man” because she wasn’t wearing her wig. Scroll down for more!

More info: TikTok

This woman received a harrowing phone call from her school, but the situation wasn’t what it seemed to be

Image credits: psyberartist

A woman went to TikTok to share a story where she was mistaken for a “strange man” by her daughter’s school. She talks about the situation for the whole video, but only reveals that the “strange man” was her in the very last few seconds of the video, leaving audiences in shock.

This woman has been told over the phone by her daughter’s school that a “strange man” has been picking her daughter up after class

Image credits: heyshantaqtv

Image credits: heyshantaqtv

The woman was told that a “strange man” had been picking up her daughter from school, and it wasn’t her dad. This in itself is terrifying, which is why it is understandable that the woman’s reaction was so intense.

In an interview with Bored Panda, the woman said that at the time of uploading the video she was having a really bad day. “I’m a stroke and a heart attack survivor so I’ve been going through therapy and it has been really exhausting. And so I looked at myself in the mirror and was just kind of frustrated about my appearance and just felt like I’ve been letting myself go,” she explained.

It turns out that the “strange man” was, in fact, the woman without her wig

Image credits: heyshantaqtv

The school provided a description of “the man”, which shocked the woman even more. But after they sent a photo over to her, it appears that it was the woman all along, but without her wig.

The woman said she was really surprised to see the video go viral. “At that time I didn’t know what virality was, I didn’t know what it meant. So to see so many millions of people really intrigued and being able to bring them a laugh based on my pain, the feeling was amazing,” she said. The woman was glad that people could find humor out of the situation.

You can watch the full video below

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The commentators were kept in suspense as they watched the video, but received relief in the form of laughter at the end

All in all, this story was one peculiar and suspenseful ride. The video went very much viral with 1.4M likes and prompted over 30k commentators to express their surprise at the plot twist in the end. What did you think about the video and the story? Leave a comment in the section below the article!

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Heather Evans
Community Member
3 months ago

How could she think a man may have been picking up her daughter if she herself had been picking up her daughter?

Marcellus the Third
Community Member
2 months ago

And shouldn’t the school challenge “him” day one, instead after many times? Or phoning in “oh we have a pic of your child’s abductor, lucky you”!?!

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BluEyedSeoulite
Community Member
3 months ago

My niece's elementary school lost her TWICE and also a special ed kid once. They didn't alert the police any of the times until it was well past 5. One of the times my niece went missing she was picked up by her paternal grandfather, who was also on the DO NOT PICK UP list. His writing was illegible in the log and they didn't ask for ID so he could have been anyone. Her dad picked her up the second time, didn't sign her out, and his phone either died or ran out of minutes. These events happened before and after the special needs kid. They had wondered into the corn field next to the school and was found walking along the highway by a kind trucker. They never took initiative to figure anything out and waited until the parents found their own child or called the police. I have no idea how the principal kept her job...

Ally MacMann
Community Member
2 months ago

That's absolutely dreadful! I'm fairly sure that here (Germany) that would be classed as negligence on the part of the school, maybe gross negligence. It's shocking that nothing happened.

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Lousha
Community Member
2 months ago

People can be so "well meaning" . My Mom got a call once from a "concerned friend" about my Dad driving around multiple times with a good looking young woman in the passenger seat. First, so what? It's driving... he's not allowed to meet females? Why would any contact with the opposite sex automatically mean an affair? Second, it was me, at 14, being picked up from high school if he was around my school when I was let out. Third, and this was well known by the "friend" : my father is a taxi driver.

Flip
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2 months ago

LOL

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Heather Evans
Community Member
3 months ago

How could she think a man may have been picking up her daughter if she herself had been picking up her daughter?

Marcellus the Third
Community Member
2 months ago

And shouldn’t the school challenge “him” day one, instead after many times? Or phoning in “oh we have a pic of your child’s abductor, lucky you”!?!

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BluEyedSeoulite
Community Member
3 months ago

My niece's elementary school lost her TWICE and also a special ed kid once. They didn't alert the police any of the times until it was well past 5. One of the times my niece went missing she was picked up by her paternal grandfather, who was also on the DO NOT PICK UP list. His writing was illegible in the log and they didn't ask for ID so he could have been anyone. Her dad picked her up the second time, didn't sign her out, and his phone either died or ran out of minutes. These events happened before and after the special needs kid. They had wondered into the corn field next to the school and was found walking along the highway by a kind trucker. They never took initiative to figure anything out and waited until the parents found their own child or called the police. I have no idea how the principal kept her job...

Ally MacMann
Community Member
2 months ago

That's absolutely dreadful! I'm fairly sure that here (Germany) that would be classed as negligence on the part of the school, maybe gross negligence. It's shocking that nothing happened.

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Lousha
Community Member
2 months ago

People can be so "well meaning" . My Mom got a call once from a "concerned friend" about my Dad driving around multiple times with a good looking young woman in the passenger seat. First, so what? It's driving... he's not allowed to meet females? Why would any contact with the opposite sex automatically mean an affair? Second, it was me, at 14, being picked up from high school if he was around my school when I was let out. Third, and this was well known by the "friend" : my father is a taxi driver.

Flip
Community Member
2 months ago

LOL

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