Gwynn's Falls Park Junior High School, in Baltimore, has 2,500 students, of whom 50% are German, 30% Jewish. Recently its teachers noticed that a group of boys had taken to signing swastikas to notes passed around the classrooms. They shrugged, wondered what boys would think of to do next. Last week they learned.
During a baseball game in the school yard one day, some 40 boys with swastikas inked on their bare arms, gathered around Melvin Bridge, 14.
"Are you a Jew?" barked one.
"Yes," quavered Melvin Bridge.
"Why are you a Jew?"
Thereupon the 40 fell upon Melvin Bridge, inked a swastika on...