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  • From: Nimer <nimerjaber1@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: blind_html@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, blind-teen-talk@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Blind-chit-chat@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 08 Mar 2009 12:39:11 -0600

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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Nimer M. Jaber

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