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Texas Death-Row Inmate Solicits Jokes

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A Texas death-row inmate wants to go out laughing. He is soliciting jokes on the Internet. And he plans to tell one or two of them before receiving a lethal injection. Patrick Knight was convicted of murdering two elderly neighbors. Now he is paying the penalty, but he says he wants to bring some levity to the situation. If you're thinking of contributing a joke, bear in mind that Knight says he's against anything gross or disgusting.

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A Texas death-row inmate wants to go out laughing. He is soliciting jokes on the Internet. And he plans to tell one or two of them before receiving a lethal injection. Patrick Knight was convicted of murdering two elderly neighbors. Now he's paying the penalty, but he says he wants to bring some levity to the occasion. If you're thinking of contributing a joke, please bear in mind that Mr. Knight says he is against anything that would be considered gross or disgusting.

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