February 06, 2006
On this day:


Victor and Donna were both patients in a mental hospital.

One day while they were walking past the hospital swimming pool, Victor suddenly jumped in the deep end. He sank to the bottom of the pool and stayed there.

Donna promptly jumped in to save him. She swam to the bottom and pulled Victor to safety.

When the psychiatric director became aware of Donna's heroic act he immediately ordered her to be discharged from the hospital, as he now considered her to be mentally stable.

When he went to tell Donna the news he said, "Donna, I have good news and bad news. The good news is you're being discharged; since you were able to rationally respond to a crisis by jumping in and saving the life of another patient, I have concluded that your act displays sound mindedness. The bad news is Victor, the patient you saved, hung himself in the bathroom with his bathrobe belt right after you saved him. I am sorry, but he's dead.

Donna replied, "He didn't hang himself, I put him there to dry, So how soon do I go home?"

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