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Some Ideas About Our Economy That Are Bound To Make The Wall Street Journal Very, Very Upset

Most folks who look at the information honestly can tell you that America has two big problems it's got to face: a jobs crisis and climate change. Why then, do all of our proposed solutions ignore one problem to solve the other? Here's one interesting stab at our dilemma that takes the whole picture into account. 

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In 1945, Lily Ebert, now 90, was liberated from a German munitions factory where she worked as slave labor after being transferred from the Auschwitz death camp.

A few weeks after being liberated, an American soldier shared some words of positivity with her, "The start to a new life. Good luck and happiness," he wrote on a German banknote.

The simple gesture was life-changing for Ebert and the banknote became one of her most treasured keepsakes.

"This soldier was the first human being who was kind to us," she told NBC News. "It was the first time after this terrible life that somebody was kind and I knew that somebody wants to help."

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