“The Pedestrian,” a short story by Ray Bradbury, was originally published in the August 7, 1951 issue of The Reporter (read it online here). It was also included in the collection The Golden Apples of the Sun (1953). Above you can hear the story read aloud by Daniel Shortland, as part of The Reading Project. Enjoy.
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