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Joshua, a Grade 8 student at Danilack Middle School, is dressed in baggy blue track pants and a baggy white-t-shirt. He is fidgeting. He is not nervous, or doesn’t appear to be. But he has a story he wants to share with Sally Rosen, after Sally Rosen had finished sharing hers with him.

Joshua’s Zadie, or was it his Bubby, survived the Holocaust, just like Ms. Rosen did. On the way to Auschwitz they fell deathly ill and were thrown off the train so that the other unwitting concentration-camp-bound passengers wouldn’t contract whatever it was they had. They were left for dead. And yet, somehow, they lived.

“It’s a miracle,” Ms. Rosen, an 82-year-old with dyed-blond hair — which used to be red — and big, attentive eyes, tells the boy during a Holocaust Education Week visit this week. “It is very interesting to me that you are interested in…

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Please send me, as a comment to this page, any old material you have for inclusion in The Daily Joke Alert - to help enable us all to have our fancy tickled regularly! Never mind the state it's in as I tidy everything up prior to publication. Don't let good material go to waste - and so much does. In the interests of the environment we should always try to re-cycle everything, especially jokes. You know that makes sense! You may find some historical stuff here, but this does not really matter as humor is fairly timeless.

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