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In an interview last week with Sean Hannity of Fox News


Two more women describe unwanted overtures by Roy Moore at Alabama mall

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Gena Richardson says she was a high school senior working in the men’s department of Sears at the Gadsden Mall when a man approached her and introduced himself as Roy Moore.

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“I said ‘Hello?'” Richardson recalls. “And the male on the other line said, ‘Gena, canada goose jacket outlet uk this canada goose outlet legit is Roy Moore.’ I was like, ‘What?!’ He said, ‘What are you doing?’ I said, ‘I’m in trig class.’ ”

buy canada goose jacket Richardson says Moore asked her out again on the call. A few days later, after he asked her out at Sears, she relented and agreed, feeling both nervous and flattered. They met that night at a movie theater in the mall after she got off buy canada goose uk work, a date that ended with Moore driving her to her car in a dark parking lot behind Sears and giving her what she called an unwanted, “forceful” kiss that left her scared. buy canada goose jacket

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canada goose black friday sale Richardson, whose account was corroborated by classmate and Sears co worker Kayla McLaughlin, is among four women who say Moore pursued them when they wereteenagers or young women working at the mall from Sears at one end to the Pizitz department store at the other. Richardson and Becky Gray, the woman who complained to her manager, have not previously spoken publicly. The accounts of the other two women Wendy Miller and Gloria Thacker Deason have previously been reported by The Washington Post. canada goose black friday sale

Phyllis Smith, who was 18 when she began working at Brooks, a clothing store geared toward young women, said teenage girls counseled each other to “just make yourself scarce when Roy’s in here, he’s just here to bother you, don’t pay attention to him and he’ll go away.’ ”

Phyllis Smith worked at a mall store called Brooks, a clothing store geared toward young women.

In all, The Post spoke to a dozen people who worked at the mall or hung out there as teenagers during the late canada goose outlet england ’70s canada goose outlet vancouver and early ’80s and recall Moore as a canada goose outlet winnipeg address frequent presence a well dressed man walking around alone, leaning on counters, spending enough time in the stores, especially on weekend nights, that some of the young women who worked there said they became uncomfortable.

canada goose deals Several of the women said they decided to share their accounts after reading a Post story last week in which four women said Moore pursued them as teenagers, including one who said she was 14 and Moore was 32 when he canada goose outlet store uk touched her canada goose outlet jackets sexually. canada goose deals

Moore has denied engaging in any kind of sexual misconduct. In an interview last week with Sean Hannity of Fox News, Moore did not rule out that he may have dated teenage girls when he was in his 30s, though he said he could not recall. Moore said he doesn’t remember “ever dating any girl without the permission of her mother.”

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Republican senators on Nov. 14 continued to urge Senate candidate Roy Moore to end canada goose outlet washington dc his campaign in Alabama amid allegations of sexual misconduct. (Jordan Frasier,Bastien Inzaurralde/The Washington Post)

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Canada Goose online The sprawling Gadsden Mall opened in 1974 with a Sears at one end, a Pizitz department store at the other, a movie theater in the middle and plenty of parking all around. It quickly became a social hub for teenagers. Military Academy at West Point and serving in Vietnam. It was around that time, people say, that he became a regular at the mall. Canada Goose online

canada goose store “It would always be on Friday or Saturday night,” says Becky Gray, who was then 22 and working inthe men’s department of Pizitz. “Parents would drop kids off, let them roam the mall. Well, he started coming up to me.” canada goose store

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