A Good Season To Own A Camel

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The economy may be tough, but it's improving for Harold Kafka. The New Jersey man owns a camel. And he says he's been booked solid for the entire Christmas season. He tells the Star-Ledger newspaper that people hire his camel for church Nativity scenes. Business is so good he may buy a second camel. Kafka attributes his success to the law of supply and demand, saying, "There's just not a lot of camels in New Jersey."

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The economy may be tough, but it's improving for Harold Kafka. The New Jersey man owns a camel. And he says he's been booked solid for the entire Christmas season. He tells the�Star-Ledger�newspaper that people hire his camel for church Nativity scenes. Business is so good, he may buy a second camel. Mr. Kafka attributes his success to the law of supply and demand, saying, quote, "There's just not a lot of camels in New Jersey."

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