A very elderly couple is having an elegant dinner to celebrate
their 75th wedding anniversary. The old man leans forward and
says softly to his wife, Dear, there is something that I must ask you.
It has always bothered me that our tenth child never quite looked
like the rest of our children. Now I want to assure you that these 75
years have been the most wonderful experience I could have ever
hoped for, and your answer cannot take that all that away. But, I
must know, did he have a different father?
The wife drops her head, unable to look her husband in the
eye, she paused for moment and then confessed. Yes,
yes he did.
The old man is very shaken, the reality of what his wife
was admitting hit him harder than he had expected. With a tear in his
eye he asks Who? Who was he? Who was the father?
Again the old woman drops her head, saying nothing at first
as she tried to muster the courage to tell the truth to her husband.
Then, finally, she says, You.