Sorry for the crosspost, but I didn't feel like sending it to one, sending to another, etc.
-------- Original Message -------- Subject: Fw: Fwd: Irish Blessing Date: Sun, 8 Mar 2009 10:00:51 -0700 (PDT) From: Barbara Galgano <nycoca@xxxxxxxxx> Reply-To: nycoca@xxxxxxxxx To: Colleen Adair <johnnygigs@xxxxxxx> To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the WORLD! > > > > His name was Fleming, and he was a poor Scottish farmer. One day, > > while trying to make a living for his family, he heard a cry for > > help coming from a nearby bog. He dropped his tools > > and ran to the bog. > > > > There, mired to his waist in black muck, was a terrified boy, > > screaming and struggling to free himself. Farmer Fleming saved the > > lad from what could have been a slow and terrifying death. > > > > The next day, a fancy carriage pulled up to the Scotsman's sparse > > surroundings. An elegantly dressed nobleman stepped out and > > introduced himself as the father of the boy Farmer Fleming had saved. > > > > 'I want to repay you,' said the nobleman. 'You saved my son's life.' > > > > 'No, I can't accept payment for what I did,' the Scottish farmer > > replied waving off the offer. At that moment, the farmer's own son > > came to the door of the family hovel. > > > > 'Is that your son?' the nobleman asked. > > > > 'Yes,' the farmer replied proudly. > > > > 'I'll make you a deal. Let me provide him with the level of > > education my own son will enjoy. If the lad is anything like his > > father, he'll no doubt grow to be a man we both will be proud of.' > > And that he did. > > > > Farmer Fleming's son attended the very best schools and in time, > > graduated from St. Mary's Hospital Medical School in London, and > > went on to become known throughout the world as the noted Sir > > Alexander Fleming, the discoverer of Penicillin. > > > > Years afterward, the same nobleman's son who was saved from the bog > > was stricken with pneumonia. > > > > What saved his life this time? Penicillin. > > > > The name of the nobleman? Lord Randolph Churchill .. His son's name? > > Sir Winston Churchill. > > > > Someone once said: What goes around comes around. > > > > Work like you don't need the money. > > > > Love like you've never been hurt. > > > > Dance like nobody's watching. > > > > Sing like nobody's listening. > > > > Live like it's Heaven on Earth. > > > > It's National Friendship Week. Send this to everyone you consider A > > FRIEND. > > > > Pass this on, and brighten someone's day. > > > > AN IRISH FRIENDSHIP WISH: Good Luck! > > > > I hope it works... > > > > May there always be work for your hands to do; > > > > May your purse always hold a coin or two; > > > > May the sun always shine on your windowpane; > > > > May a rainbow be certain to follow each rain; > > > > May the hand of a friend always be near you; May God fill your > > heart with gladness to cheer you. > > and may you be in heaven a half hour before the devil knows you're > > dead. > > > > OK, this is what you have to do.... Send this to all of your friends. > > > > But - you HAVE to send this within 1 hour from when you open it! > > > > Now.....Make A wish!! I hope you made your wish! > > > > Now then, if you send to: > > > > 1 person --- your wish will be granted in 1 year > > 3 people --- 6 months > > > > 5 people --- 3 months > > > > 6 people --- 1 month > > > > 7 people --- 2 weeks > > > > 8 people --- 1 week > > > > 9 people --- 5 days > > > > 10 people --- 3 days > > > > 12 people --- 2 days > > > > 15 people --- 1 day > > > > 20 people --- 3 hours > > > > If you delete this after you read it, you will have 1 year of bad > > luck! But, if you send it to 2 of your friends, you will > > automatically have 3 years of good luck!!! > > > > > > > > > > > >> >
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