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Guido Orefice the main character from La Vita E Bella is a very optimistic person He works for his uncle in a hotel in Italy He keeps bumping into a lady whom he considers to be his princess Principessa Dora Guido does many things and takes many risks just to see Dora So they fall in love with each other and get married They have a boy name Joshua Their life is very great until the Nazis come and take them all away to a concentration camp On that very same day it is Joshuas 7th birthday Guido says that he has planned a birthday surprise and that they are going to a fun place to play fun games Guido tells his son that he needs to be quiet and do what the guards say while the adults go and play games He also said that every game they win and for every time they do something correctly they get a certain number of points The first person to win 1000 points gets a real tank Joshua really wants it so he does what he is told to So while Joshua is hiding all the other kids are being gassed and killed Also Guido is working very hard so he does not get killed and can make his son happy He gives up his food and other basic needs to have his son think they are playing a game By the end of the war Guido says they have 940 points the Nazis are mercilessly killing the Jews Guido tell Joshua to hide in a little box and not to come out until he comes back or until it is totally quiet and that this will get him to 1000 points and he will him the game Guido then dresses up as a girl and goes looking for his wife A Nazi comes and takes him into an alley and shoots him Soon the gunshots
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