On the evening of Thursday, 2/24/2011, I encountered a small unattended robot begging for money near the south west park entrance at the 14th St Union Square subway stop in New York City. It stood near a coffee can with a sheet of paper reading "I'm in hunger. Give me some coin. - Doma" It interacted with the crowd, both bowing in thanks and asking for more money.

Eventually, Doma's creator, Minsu Kim (forgive the spelling), reclaimed his small personable bot and retired for the evening.

Filmed on the Droid X.

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