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In the early 1970s, young people across America, mostly college students, took a liking to streaking, the act of running naked in public wearing only sneakers and a smile. They thought they'd started something new, butt not so! (Pun intended.)

After some research, I learned that George William Crump, a senior at Washington College, was arrested in 1804 for running naked through Lexington, Virginia, where the college was located. In 1799, a man was arrested for streaking through the Mansion House in London. Another story claimed Quaker Solomon Eccles was arrested in the 1600s for streaking thro...


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