Who is the Mysterious Man in White?

Posted on: May 27th, 2010 at 6:23 am by

A number of readers have recently emailed us regarding the mysterious white-robed man who walks the streets of the Lower East Side.  His entire outfit – shoes, pants, shirt, hat – is all white. And there’s usually a plastic bag containing white matter dangling from his waist.  He is everywhere!

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The following is an excerpt of a message received yesterday:

He looks like he belongs in the movie “Safe.” He has been spotted digging through trash to look for other white detritus. or plastic. lots of plastic.

Have you encountered the man-in-white in your daily travels?  Who is he?

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