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Old 04-24-2005, 10:15 AM
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Cheers Charles

A farmer had some puppies he needed to sell. He painted a sign advertising the 4 pups and set about nailing it to a post on the edge of his yard. As he was driving the last nail into the post, he

felt a tug on his overalls.

He looked down into the eyes of a little boy.

"Mister," he said, "I want to buy one of your puppies." "Well," said the farmer, as he rubbed the sweat of the back of his neck, "These puppies come from fine parents and cost a good deal of money."

The boy dropped his head for a moment. Then reaching deep into his pocket, he pulled out

a handful of change and held it up to the farmer. I've got thirty-nine cents. Is that enough to

take a look?"

"Sure," said the farmer. And with that he let out a whistle. "Here, Dolly!" he called. Out from the doghouse and down the ramp ran Dolly followed by four little balls of fur. The little boy pressed his face against the chain link fence. His eyes danced with delight. As the dogs made their

way to the fence, the little boy noticed something else stirring inside the doghouse.
Slowly another little ball appeared, this one noticeably smaller. Down the ramp it slid. Then in a somewhat awkward manner, the little pup began hobbling toward the others,doing its best to catch up "I want that one," the little boy said, pointing to the runt. The farmer knelt down

at the boy's side and said, Son, you don't want that puppy. He will never be able to run

and play with you like these other dogs would. "With that the little boy stepped back from the fence , reached down, and began rolling up one leg of his trousers.

In doing so he revealed a steel brace running down both sides of his leg attaching itself

to a specially made shoe.

Looking back up at the farmer, he said, "You see sir, I don't run too well myself, and he will need someone who understands.

With tears in his eyes, the farmer reached down and picked up the little pup. Holding it carefully he handed it to the little boy. "How much?" asked the little boy. "No charge," answered the farmer, "There's no charge for love."

The world is full of people who need someone who understands.

It's National Friendship Week.
No touchy.
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Why do you weep?
What are these tears upon your face?
Soon you will see, all of your fears will pass away.
And you'll be here, in my arms.
Just sleeping.
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Old 04-24-2005, 10:38 AM
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thats a lovely story

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Old 04-24-2005, 10:49 AM
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has always been a favorite of mine! and as life reflects fiction at the kennel we sold a blind labrador to a blind man and a crippled pup to a man with the same afflicition. National Frienship week..what a coool thing to celebrate!
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Old 04-24-2005, 11:07 AM
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*Sniff* That's a wonderful story! Thanks for sharing!
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Old 04-24-2005, 11:18 AM
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Originally Posted by smkie
has always been a favorite of mine! and as life reflects fiction at the kennel we sold a blind labrador to a blind man
So that would be the blind leading the blind?

Somebody had to sayit!!
I SSH'ed into Mordor.

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Sometimes BOTH sides are just full of sh1t.
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Old 04-24-2005, 11:53 AM
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Aw! Thanks, Gaddy, that was soooo sweet!
Thanks Keyodie!!
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Old 04-24-2005, 11:53 AM
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he felt they could live comfortably guess so! paid full price too, wouldn't think of less.
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Old 04-24-2005, 12:11 PM
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That's always been a favorite story of mine . . .

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In a controversy the instant we feel anger we have already ceased striving for the truth, and have begun striving for ourselves. ~Buddha

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Old 04-24-2005, 05:27 PM
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Thanks for posting that story; it made me smile for the new friendship.
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