Newspaper article The Christian Science Monitor

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Newspaper article The Christian Science Monitor

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GUESS WE WENT OVERBOARD

It all seems like a big dream now, all the worries about Y2K. But not as far as Gary Britt of Plant City, Fla., is concerned. He and five other families there bought $35,000 worth of survival food for life after the calendar flip - and now are trying to recoup their money. For that sum, they got 400 cases of dehydrated food, which could feed a family of four for seven years. Britt has run a classified ad to try to sell the goods, which so far has elicited only one serious response.

THIS WASN'T THE PLAN

Dr. Paul Dantzig was willing to go to great expense to find the love of his life. And so the resident of Scarsdale, N.Y., placed a $3,000 ad in a local magazine offering $200,000 to anyone who could find him a bride. Predictably, he was deluged with responses. But he probably didn't count on his employer, Mount Sinai Medical Center, firing him for attracting so much attention. And after all this, he still doesn't have what he was looking for: Dantzig is still single.

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