At first the students had a problem trying to visualize what 6 million anything would look like. So they decided to try to collect 6 million paper clips. It started off pretty well, and then the inflow slackened off. All of a sudden it caught fire! Word got out nationwide, and then worldwide. What both students and faculty were learning was that not everyone was like them, and that prejudice and bigotry are not worthy characteristics. In fact the Vice Principal admitted to prejudice, and he vowed to do something about it.
As word about the project spread, some Holocaust survivors came to visit. They told their stories, which really made an impact on this tiny community. Some students said that they didn’t know what Germans looked like, and when a German-Jewish couple came to visit, the youngsters were surprised to learn that they look like any other people!
Our humor for today is a bit different. I refer to my cockatiel Pepper as the resident clown. She demonstrated that the other morning when she refused to ride on my hemi-walker (she prefers the -wheeled one) and solved the problem, thus: