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A man was walking down the street when he was accosted by a
particularly dirty and shabby-looking homeless man who asked him for
couple of dollars for dinner.

The man took out his wallet, extracted two dollars and asked, "If I
give you this money, will you buy some beer with it instead?"

"No, I had to stop drinking years ago," the homeless man replied.

"Will you use it to buy lottery tickets instead of buying food?" the
man asked.

"No, I don't gamble" the homeless man said. "I need everything I can
get just to stay alive."

"Will you spend the money on fish bait instead of food?" the man asked.

"Are you NUTS!" replied the homeless man. "I haven't fished in 20
years!"

"Will you use the money to buy a ticket to the Chiefs game?" the man
asked.

"Are you crazy?" the homeless man replied. "I wouldn't pay to see
folks beat upon other folks. I have seen enough of that on the streets."

"Well," said the man, "I'm not going to give you the two dollars.
Instead, I'm going to take you home for a terrific dinner cooked by my
wife."

The homeless man was astounded. "Won't your wife be furious with you for
doing that? I know I'm dirty, and I probably smell pretty bad."

The man replied, "Hey, that's okay! I just want her to see what a man
looks like who's given up beer, ball games, gambling, and fishing."
 
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