The old guy fingered his worsted wool vest and said, "Well, son,
it was 1932. The depth of the Great Depression. I was down to my last nickel.
"I invested that nickel in an apple. I spent the entire day polishing
and, at the end of the day, I sold the apple for ten cents.
"The next morning, I invested those ten cents in two apples. I spent
day polishing them and sold them at 5:00 pm for 20 cents. I continued this system
for a month, by the end of which I'd accumulated a fortune of $1.37.
"Then my wife's father died and left us two million dollars."
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