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Man Buried with His Money

There was a man who worked all his life and saved as much as he could. He loved money more than anything.

Just before he died, he said to his wife, "When I die, I want you to take all my money and put it in the casket with me. I want to take my money to the afterlife with me." His wife promised she would.

At his funeral, just before the undertakers closed the casket, his wife put a box in the casket. The undertakers shut the casket and rolled it away.

The wife's friend said, " I know you weren't foolish enough to put all that money in there with that man."

She said, "I can't lie. I promised him I would put that money in the casket with him."

"You mean to tell me you put that money in the casket with him?" her friend asked.

"I sure did," said the wife. "I wrote him a check."

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