The Other Side of the Story - Jump Rope To Conclusions

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Jump Rope To Conclusions

It was a beautiful spring night and the next day was a civil holiday, so I was off from work. I said to myself that I can't stay inside on this warm night, and so I grabbed my jump rope and water bottle and headed to the park.

Two days later, at the Friday night Shabbos meal, my brother said: "A co-worker told me that his wife saw you walking the street late at night carrying a beer bottle and a gun!"

Now, I ask you, why wouldn't she think to herself: "That's Morris; he can't be carrying a gun in the street." Instead, she assumed the worst and told her husband, who told my brother, and who knows who else!


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Based on "The Other Side of the Story" by Mrs. Yehudis Samet, ArtScroll Series

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