Dartmouth artist Lee Cripps ‘humiliated’ over rejection at campground
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Dartmouth artist Lee Cripps ‘humiliated’ over rejection at campground

Dartmouth artist Lee Cripps poses for a photo outside Alderney Landing on Thursday afternoon. Cripps, and her 11-year-old daughter Izzy, were turned away from Shubie Campground because she didn’t have a credit card. Ryan Taplin – The Chronicle Herald A woman who was turned away from Shubie Campground because she didn’t have a credit card said she was “humiliated and ashamed” at how she was treated. Lee Cripps, a Dartmouth artist, wrote in a post on the Hello Dartmouth website that she called to make a reservation and was told it would be no problem to pay when she arrived as long as she had a credit card. She and her 11-year-old daughter were looking forward to their first camping trip of the year. “I’m a 47-year-old single parent without a car,” she wrote in her post. “Getting everything in place means making daily outings by bus to retrieve the items needed to make our trip a success. Going to the dollar store, No Frills and WalMart or Canadian Tire in one day by bus usually isn’t happening, especially on the weekends when it can take over an hour just to make it out to Dartmouth Crossing. I’ve listed […]

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