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Dennis Hess shows a video recording of a person he believes stole from his farm stand last month in Litiz, Pa. Americans don't trust each other anymore. An AP-GfK poll conducted last month found that Americans are suspicious of each other in everyday encounters. However, there are still trusters around to set an example like Hess who runs an unattended farm stand on the honor system. Customers pick out their produce, tally their bills and drop the money into a slot, making change from an unlocked cashbox. Even though he added a video camera a few years ago, he says there isn't enough theft to undermine his trust in human nature.

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