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Steve was attending college, and had been kicked out of a class, so he went into Brother Christianson's class. One day, he pulled Steve aside and said, "You think you're tough, don't you?”
Steve answered, "Yeah."
Brother Christianson asked, "How many pushups can you do?"
Steve replied, "Two hundred."
“Can you do three hundred in sets of ten?" Brother Christianson asked.
Steve said, "Sure."
Brother Christianson said, "Good! I need you to do this Friday."
When class started, Brother Christianson had a box of donuts and asked the first girl, "Cynthia, do you want a donut?"
Cynthia said, "Yes."
Brother Christianson asked, "Steve, would you do ten pushups so Cynthia can have a donut?”
Steve said, "Sure," and did a quick ten. He put a donut on Cynthia's desk. So it went, Steve did ten pushups for every person before they got their donut, until he came to Scott, football captain …