A young blonde woman in Omaha, Nebraska was so depressed that she decided to
end her life by throwing herself into the Missouri River.
She went down to the docks and was about to leap into the frigid water when a
handsome young man saw her tottering on the edge of the dock, crying.
He took pity on her and said, ?Look, you have so much to live for. I?m a sailor
and I?m off to Europe in the morning. If you like, I can stow you away on my
ship. I?ll take good care of you and bring you food every day.?
Moving closer, he slipped his arm around her shoulders and added, ?I?ll keep you
happy, and you?ll keep me happy.?
The girl nodded yes. After all, what did she have to lose? Perhaps a fresh start
in Europe would give her life new meaning.
That night, the sailor brought her aboard and hid her in a lifeboat.
From then on, every night he brought her three sandwiches and a piece of fruit,
and they made passionate love until dawn.
Three weeks later, during a routine inspection, she was discovered by the
What are you doing here?? the captain asked ?I have an arrangement with one of
the sailors,? she explained
?I get food and a trip to Europe, and he?s screwing me.?
?He certainly is,? the captain said. ?This is Harrah?s Casino, and we never
leave Council Bluffs.?