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A Curious Theft:
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The junior counsellor ran up to the division head.

“We found the Torah in Mickey Rosen’s trunk,” he said breathlessly.

From this statement one might surmise that he had been looking for the Torah in Mickey Rosen’s trunk, which was, of course, not the case. In fact, the junior counsellor had been deeply surprised.

The division head, busy with the cares of last-day packing (for the camp was breaking up that afternoon), creased his forehead in absent-minded puzzlement.

“Why?” he asked.

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