Foreign News: Joseph in the Lions' Den

Joseph Hajek, a 21-year-old refugee from Czechoslovakia, was proud of ranking first in his class at Nürnberg Technical High School. Last week the school standings listed Joseph in second place. Dejected, he walked out of the class. Next morning he cycled to the Nürnberg zoo, climbed over the brick wall into the lions' den. The lions ignored him, so he splashed them with water.

Angered, one of the lions slammed him to the ground with a great paw. Two other lions began cuffing him while horrified spectators called for help. Hearing the screams, Margarethe Storch, an attendant, crawled into the arena banging...

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