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The Wailing Wall Street Journal, column three


Is the Halo Worth the Stretch Marks?

NAZARETH ”What’s a girl to do? You want to settle down and have a family. But all the really “hunk” lawyers, Pharisees and commodity traders are in Jerusalem, and you’re stuck in Nazareth. Do you have to settle for some kindly but dull Joe?

Not according to Miriam. She believes that virgin birth is an appealing alternative to the singles scene. “This way you’ll really know if you met Mr. Right,” insisted Miriam.

Of course, not everyone likes the immaculate concept. “It’s not that easy, even if you are,” disputed Miriam’s own sister Marla. “You still have to be cute. God won’t want a dog in a manger.”

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