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The Dime — excerpted from “The Scorekeeper,” a memoir published in 2017 by Joy Media LLC I never thought of us as poor. We gave to the poor. My grandmother defied arthritic legs trudging from neighbor to neighbor to collect clothing and food for displaced Holocaust survivors in Europe and my mother always found a coin or two of tzedakah to drop into tin pushkas for one cause or another.… Read More »The Dime