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falimako
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This glurge has it all! Christmas, TWO deaths in the one family, a little boy with no money, and a drunk driver...

A good reminder : take time to appreciate what you have
now.
On the last day before Christmas, I hurried to go to
the supermarket to buy the remaining gifts I
didn't manage to buy earlier.

When I saw all the people there, I started to complain
to myself: 'It is going to take forever here and I
> still have so many other places to go...'

'Christmas really is getting more and more annoying
every year. How I wish I could just lie down, go to
sleep and only wake up after it...'

Nonetheless, I made my way to the toy section, and
there I started to curse the prices, wondering if
after all kids really play with such expensive toys.

While looking in the toy section, I noticed a small
boy of about 5 years old, pressing a doll against his
chest.

He kept on touching the hair of the doll and looked so
sad. I wondered who was this doll for.
Then the little boy turned to the old woman next to
him: 'Granny, are you sure I don't have enough money?'

The old lady replied: 'You know that you don't have
enough money to buy this doll, my dear.'

Then she asked him to stay here for 5 minutes while
she went to look around. She left quickly.

The little boy was still holding the doll in his hand.

Finally, I started to walk toward him and I asked him
who did he want to give this doll to.

'It is the doll that my sister loved most and wanted
so much for this Christmas. She was so sure that
Santa Claus would bring it to her.'

I replied to him that maybe Santa Claus will bring it
to her, after all, and not to worry.

But he replied to me sadly. 'No, Santa Claus can not
bring it to her where she is now. I have to give the
doll to my mother so that she can give it to her when
she goes there.'

His eyes were so sad while saying this. 'My sister has
gone to be with God. Daddy say that Mummy will also go
to see God very soon, so I thought that she could
bring the doll with her to give it to my sister'

My heart nearly stopped.

The little boy looked up at me and said: 'I told daddy
to tell mummy not to go yet. I asked him to wait until
I come back from the supermarket'
Then he showed me a very nice photo of him where he
was laughing. He then told me: 'I also want mummy to
take this photo with her so that she will not forget
me.'

'I love my mummy and I wish she didn't have to leave
me but daddy says that she has to go to be with my
little sister'

Then he looked again at the doll with sad eyes, very
quietly.

I quickly reached for my wallet and took a few notes
and said to the boy. 'What if we checked again, just
in case you have enough money?'

'Ok' he said. 'I hope that I have enough.'

I added some of my money to his without him seeing and
we started to count it. There was enough for the doll,
and even some spare money.

The little boy said: 'Thank you God for giving me
enough money'

Then he looked at me and added: 'I asked yesterday
before I slept for God to make sure I had enough
money to buy this doll so that mummy can give it to my
sister. He heard me'

'I also wanted to have enough money to buy a white
rose for my mummy, but I didn't dare to ask God too
much. But He gave me enough to buy the doll and the
white rose.'

'You know, my mummy loves white rose'
A few minutes later, the old lady came again and I
left with my trolley.

I finished my shopping in a totally different state
from when I started. I couldn't get the little boy out
of my mind.

Then I remembered a local newspaper article 2 days
ago, which mentioned a drunk man in a truck who hit
a car where there was one young lady and a little girl.

The little girl died right away, and the mother was
left in a critical state. The family had to decide
whether to pull the plug on the life-assisting
machine, because the young lady would not be able to
get out of the coma.

Was this the family of the little boy?

Two days after this encounter with the little boy, I
read in the newspaper that the young lady had passed
away.

I couldn't stop myself and went to buy a bunch of white
roses and I went to the mortuary where the body of the
young woman was exposed for people to see and make
last wishes before burial.

She was there, in her coffin, holding a beautiful
white rose in her hand with the photo of the little
boy and the doll placed over her chest.

I left the place crying, feeling that my life had been
changed forever. The love that this little boy had for
his mother and his sister is still, to that day, hard
to imagine.

And in a fraction of a second, a drunk man had taken
all this away from him.

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Isaac
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His eyes were so sad while saying this. 'My sister has
gone to be with God. Daddy say that Mummy will also go
to see God very soon, so I thought that she could
bring the doll with her to give it to my sister'

When I read this, I thought for sure Daddy had murdered Sis and was now planning to off Mommy, too, ala The Sixth Sense. Then I read this:

quote:
Then I remembered a local newspaper article 2 days
ago, which mentioned a drunk man in a truck who hit
a car where there was one young lady and a little girl.

The things you remember. [Roll Eyes]

quote:
And in a fraction of a second, a drunk man had taken
all this away from him.

A drunk driving moral. I feel so betrayed.

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Rebochan the Retail Reindeer
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quote:
Originally posted by falimako:
This glurge has it all! Christmas, TWO deaths in the one family, a little boy with no money, and a drunk driver...


Time to cue Jesus and the puppies!

I've got to say, I started laughing when I saw the title of this thread. Such cheerful glurge for us this holidays [Roll Eyes]

quote:
And in a fraction of a second, a drunk man had taken all this away from him.
I want to hit this person so hard right now... [Thwack]

Oh, and Merry Christmas. [Roll Eyes]

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Tabbymago
Markdown, the Herald Angels Sing


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quote:
Originally posted by falimako:
I finished my shopping in a totally different state from when I started.

Maybe this guy could use that explanation?

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the princess with claws

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Llewtrah
Happy Xmas (Warranty Is Over)


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I finished my shopping in a totally different state from when I started.
I get that a lot. Mostly when I pile my shopping on the checkout conveyor and wonder where the 4 pack of beer and pack of Jaffa Cakes slipped in ....

Llewtrah

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AnglsWeHvHrdOnHiRdr
Happy Xmas (Warranty Is Over)


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Wait, the boy's parents are dying, and his grandmother feels the need to take him shopping?

Priorities, people!

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midibid
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This glurge is a lot like the awful song, Christmas Shoes. I have to change the station every time the song comes on; it's glurge set to music.
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wee wifey
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minibid, you ever *EVER* inflict that sort of pain on me again, I shall, um, shove a mince pie where you least expect it [Big Grin] [Razz]

That song is possibly the worst thing I have ever seen. Hopefully it won't travel well!

little miss "my eyes, my eyes, must .....remove...."

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Spam & Cookies-mmm
Ding Dong! Merrily on High Definition TV


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I finished my shopping in a totally different state from when I started.
Well, that's better than a different country, I guess. Was there a scar where your kidney should be? Or "welcome to the wonderful world of AIDS" on the mirror?

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Chimera
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Oh that is such formulated, horrible glurge. I love that we can make people feel better by buying a new, unwrapped gift and throwing it in a box with a corpse and burring it. I think it would've been nicer if the kid wanted the doll for another (living) child to enjoy. Also as someone already mentioned I think it would be better if he was spending time with his mom in her final moments than shopping (especially for a corpse). I have the same opinion of "Christmas Shoes". I think it has already been mentioned but have you seen the 'shoes'? http://images.amazon.com/images/P/B00005QD8C.01.LZZZZZZZ.jpg shows a cover of the album. Was his mum a whore? I don't know how heaven would view that kind of foot wear.

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Chimera
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More waffles, could someone pass the syrup?

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midibid
The Red and the Green Stamps


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quote:
Originally posted by Chimera:
I think it has already been mentioned but have you seen the 'shoes'? http://images.amazon.com/images/P/B00005QD8C.01.LZZZZZZZ.jpg shows a cover of the album. Was his mum a whore? I don't know how heaven would view that kind of foot wear.

Maybe his mom was a whore. At any rate, I'll be thinking that now every time I hear the song. [Laughing out loud] The song only says that mommy will be meeting Jesus. What it doesn't go on to say is that Jesus will be casting her into the fiery pits of HELL!

ETA: I sound like a Chick tract!

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Rommel
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Has materialism and consumerism so infiltrated our culture that buying a stupid plastic doll or shoes is somehow raised to a spritual act?

The narrator of this story seems to be at about the pinnacle of glurgy virtue. He needs to make no sacrifice nor suffer any trials to be the 'hero' of the story, all he has to do is fork over a little cash.

The boy also needs no effort or sacrifice to appear virtuous. What does he want to do to commemmorate his sister? Buy a cheap mass-produced plastic doll. He doesn't even have to work for the money, he just has to lay out a little sob story and bang, instant handout. He could have at least made a doll for his sister or something, made some sort of effort above walking into a toy store and whining.

I don't think I'm successfully expressing quite how disturbed this and the 'Christmas Shoes' glurge makes me, but there is something about the message that is expressed, the kind of "can buy me love" sentiment that just unsettles me.

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quote:
Originally posted by Chimera:
I think it has already been mentioned but have you seen the 'shoes'? http://images.amazon.com/images/P/B00005QD8C.01.LZZZZZZZ.jpg shows a cover of the album. Was his mum a whore? I don't know how heaven would view that kind of foot wear.

Oh you can't get to heaven
Wearing red stilettos,
'Cos the Lord don't allow
No streetwalkin' ho's...


Once again, I'll self-administer the trout... [Thwack]

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Midge
The Red and the Green Stamps


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quote:
Originally posted by falimako:
the body of the
young woman was exposed for people to see

Please tell me I'm not the only one who is picturing a naked body with a bunch of people gaping at it...

Midge G.

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ErinInCanada
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quote:
Originally posted by falimako:
Daddy say that Mummy will also go
to see God very soon,

I don't know about the rest of you, but I thought of the Simpsons episode where Bart breaks his leg in the middle of the summer and spends his time spying on neighbours. He thinks Ned Flanders killed his wife and watches Rod and Todd ask Ned where Maud is. Ned replies that she is with God and they will be too, soon enough.

I should be studying for chem, but what the hell, this is more fun. [Dumb]

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[Laughing out loud]

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Marin Shea
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quote:
Originally posted by Midge:
quote:
Originally posted by falimako:
the body of the
young woman was exposed for people to see

Please tell me I'm not the only one who is picturing a naked body with a bunch of people gaping at it...

Midge G.

...actually, i was thinking that if the woman was in a crash so bad it killed her daughter and left her clinging to life, her body probably isn't fit for public viewing??

anneke *but i guess a bunch of blood and guts would take away from the nice, peaceful ending* shea

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Sue Bee
Happy Holly Days


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quote:
Originally posted by Anneke Shea:
quote:
Originally posted by Midge:
quote:
Originally posted by falimako:
the body of the
young woman was exposed for people to see

Please tell me I'm not the only one who is picturing a naked body with a bunch of people gaping at it...

Midge G.

...actually, i was thinking that if the woman was in a crash so bad it killed her daughter and left her clinging to life, her body probably isn't fit for public viewing??

anneke *but i guess a bunch of blood and guts would take away from the nice, peaceful ending* shea

Actually, without the open casket, it would have diminished the glurge factor, as there'd ahve been no doll or rose to view...

And, yes falimako, I agree, [Laughing out loud] .

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Sue Bee
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I just received this e-mail myself, but mine had this ending:

Now you have 2 choices:

1) Send this message to everybody that you know.

2) Or delete it and do as if it never touched your heart.

If you send this message, maybe you will help prevent someone drunk to go driving

FRIENDS ARE LIKE ANGELS, WHO HELP US FLY WHEN OUR WINGS HAVE FORGOTTEN HOW
TO FLY.

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Kiwibird In a Pear Tree
The Red and the Green Stamps


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FRIENDS ARE LIKE ANGELS, WHO HELP US FLY WHEN OUR WINGS HAVE FORGOTTEN HOW
TO FLY.

There's really only response to that one...
REAL FRIENDS DON'T SEND GLURGE!

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Rommel
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FRIENDS ARE LIKE ANGELS, WHO HELP US FLY WHEN OUR WINGS HAVE FORGOTTEN HOW
TO FLY.

What a stupid and awkward line. I hate random sappy lines tacked on to the end of emails like this. It has absolutely nothing to do with the glurge itself, and the line itself is utterly meaningless. I'm sure the person who wrote it thought that it was terribly profound or something.

Looking at the rest of the tacked-on ending:

quote:
Now you have 2 choices:

1) Send this message to everybody that you know.

2) Or delete it and do as if it never touched your heart.

If you send this message, maybe you will help prevent someone drunk to go driving


The sentence structure on these lines is horrible.
"prevent someone drunk to go driving"
and

"or delete it and do as if"

Is there something about glurge that makes people write like they have a 3rd grade education?

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T.E.
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quote:
Originally posted by Midge:
quote:
Originally posted by falimako:
the body of the
young woman was exposed for people to see

Please tell me I'm not the only one who is picturing a naked body with a bunch of people gaping at it...

Midge G.

You're not alone; I pictured the exact same thing.

To my mind, this falls just short of über-glurge status because it's written in prose. To truly scale the heights, it needs to be written in poetic form, with poor rhymes and off-kilter meter.

T. "Give it time" E.

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quote:
Originally posted by little miss tletoe:
minibid, you ever *EVER* inflict that sort of pain on me again, I shall, um, shove a mince pie where you least expect it [Big Grin] [Razz]

That song is possibly the worst thing I have ever seen. Hopefully it won't travel well!

little miss "my eyes, my eyes, must .....remove...."

I had not heard this song yet when a local radio station made the announcement "coming up, the most requested Christmas song of all time". I listened expecting something like White Christmas, but no! I was the Christmas Shoes! I made it through about 30 seconds before I made my escape. Hopefully this was the most requested based on a very limited set of statistics....

-blt

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quote:
According to White Rose:
Glurge: Aid given a child helps him buy a doll and a white rose, gifts for his sister who was killed by a drunk driver and his dying mother.

Well, maybe the drunk driver was just in a rush to get his dying mother to the hospital...

That, or did the kid's mother help kill his sister..?

Perhaps something like "for his sister and mother, victims of a drunk driver" might sound better, or am I just being overly AR?

Arts "catching burglars in my pyjamas" Myth

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I thought I would try rhyming anti-glurge...

Christmas Eve--I'd waited to shop far too long
For people for whom my love wasn't that strong:
Papergirl, mailman, landscaper and boss,
My assistant, my banker, my broker (dead loss),
The seventh-grade teacher who teaches my son...
Meaningless gifts, had to have for each one.

Into K-Mart I strode with a look of disdain.
One simple glance said tonight would be a pain,
For the store was just packed with people galore.
I knew I'd wait in line for an hour or four.
And I thought as I gazed, "Yuletide's far from cheap.
"Wish it were all over, so I'd get some sleep."

I strode to the section where K-Mart sells toys,
To buy stocking stuffers for my girls and boys.
I looked at the things that were passing as presents,
Expensive as hell, and twice as unpleasant:
A Spidey Web Blaster and Bratz Funk-N-Glow.
A Basilisk playset. Cards called Yu-Gi-Oh.

Not looking at prices (I have a bad heart),
I tossed a few things into my shopping cart.
'Twas then that I heard a young voice melancholy:
"But I promised my sister I'd buy her this dolly!"

The boy's altruism perplexed me, it's true.
Giving sister a gift? That, small boys don't do.

Glancing, I saw the speaker--at least, so I guessed--
A boy with a baby doll pressed to his chest,
Beside an old woman, who said, "Sorry, Sonny.
"You can't buy the doll for you haven't the money."
The boy's lower lip trembled. His eyes, they did tear.
She added, "We just can't afford it, my dear."

Then--not taking his hand--she walked down an aisle.
The boy hugged his doll, gazing down for a while.
Then, glancing around ere I started to speak--
(Not craving arrest as a pervert this week)--
I asked him,"Hey, what's with you and that toy?"
"Well, it's just for my sister Anne to enjoy.

"She wanted to get it for Christmas this year,
"But Santa won't go where she lives now, I fear."
"Aaah, Santa goes everywhere, kid--" "My name's Kevin.
"And he doesn't go everywhere--not up to Heaven.
"A drunk driver killed her," I heard Kevin say.
"And my mom was hurt. She'll go there Christmas Day."

My heart nearly stopped when I heard Kevin's tale
(Which sounded just like GO DIRECTLY TO JAIL).
But one question remained, one aspect unclear:
"Why buy Anne that doll to play with this year?"
Kevin shot me a glare that was loaded with scorn:
"For Mom to deliver to her Christmas morn!"

A doll in a casket? Seemed eerie to me.
But I bought the damned doll ($98.93),
Bought his mom a blossom, a rose of pure white--
When you're meeting Jesus, you should be dressed right.
And the kid was all smiles till he left the store...
When I heard him exult, "Sucker one million four!"

And I saw his "grandmother" open the trunk,
Filled with costly toys from all who drive drunk.

And I knew that a message to me had been sent:
"Be selfish! Be greedy! My stars, don't relent!
"For if you are gentle and giving and kind,
"Con artists will scam you and mess with your mind.

"Remorse is a useless and petty emotion.
"I want you to banish the entire notion.
"If drinking, you hit someone's cat, kid or roof--
"Demand to see evidence one hundred proof."
And I heard it exclaim, in words proud, stern and bright:
"I, your id, command this. Get outta my sight."

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Chimera
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Sorry but I'm an atheist so I don't get this story at all. I see it as God big fictious man in the sky that doesn't obey the laws of science and Santa big fat man who doesn't either, seems to me they'd be doing lunch. Someone's already lied to the kid enough why not just tell him he'll go bring the gifts and have tea with mom and sis on Christmas?

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Kiwibird In a Pear Tree
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Thanks, Nofret. May I send YOUR version back to anyone who spams me with the original?
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Thanks, Nofret. May I send YOUR version back to anyone who spams me with the original?

Sure, Kiwibird! I'd be flattered.
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falimako
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Nofret, that is hilarious!
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I'd hate to update a glurge thread from 2002, but I just received this in my email. It's mutated since last it was written. First off, some idiot has the title different in the email than in the subject header for me. The story's been a little edited by someone at the beginning. The random quotation marks will drive you insane. It's even got a Jay Leno quote with no relevance to the story at the end!

And so, without further ado, it's the 2006 version of "The Doll & the White Rose", or, as it's called inside my email for some reason:

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The Doll & the White Dress

I was walking around in a store. I saw a cashier hand this little boy his money back saying "I'm sorry, but you don't have enough money to buy this doll." Then the little boy turned to the old woman next to him: ''Granny, are you sure I don't have enough money?" The old lady replied:
''You know that you don't have enough money to buy this doll, my dear.''
Then she asked him to stay there for 5 minutes while she went to look around. She left quickly. The little boy was still holding the doll in his hand.

Finally, I walked toward him and I asked him who he wished to give this doll to.

"It's the doll that my sister loved most and wanted so much for this Christmas. She was so sure that Santa Claus would bring it to her." I
replied to him that maybe Santa Claus will bring it to her after all, and not to worry.

But he replied to me sadly. "No, Santa Claus can't bring it to her where she is now. I have to give the doll to my mommy so that she can give it to my sister when she goes there."

His eyes were so sad while saying this. "My sister has gone to be with God. Daddy says that Mommy is going to see God very soon too, so I thought that she could take the doll with her to give it to my sister.''
My heart nearly stopped.

The little boy looked up at me and said: "I told Daddy to tell Mommy not to go yet. I need her to wait until I come back from the mall."

Then he showed me a very nice photo of him where he was laughing. He then told me "I want mommy to take my picture with her so she won't forget me." "I love my Mommy and I wish she doesn't have to leave me, but daddy says that she has to go to be with my little sister."

Then he looked again at the doll with sad eyes, very quietly.

I quickly reached for my wallet and said to the boy. "What if we checked again, just in case you do have enough money?''

"OK" he said "I hope that I have enough." I added some of my money to his without him seeing and we started to count it. There was enough for
the doll and even some spare money.

The little boy said: "Thank you God for giving me enough money!" Then he looked at me and added "I asked yesterday before I slept for God to make sure I have enough money to buy this doll so that mommy can give it to my sister. He heard me!''

"I also wanted to have enough money to buy a white rose for my mommy, but I didn't dare to ask God for too much. But He gave me enough to buy the Doll and a White Rose.''

"My Mommy loves White Roses.

A few minutes later, the old lady came again and I left with my basket.

I finished my shopping in a totally different state from when I started. I couldn't get the little boy out of my mind.

Then I remembered a local newspaper article two days ago, which mentioned of a drunk man in a truck, who hit a car, where there was one young lady and a little Girl.

The little girl died right away, and the Mother was left in a critical state. The family had to decide whether to pull the plug on the Life-assisting machine, because the young lady would not be able to recover from the coma. Was this the family of the little boy?

Two days after this encounter with the little boy, I read in the newspaper that the young lady had passed away. I couldn't stop myself as I bought a bunch of white roses and I went to the funeral home where the body of the young woman was there for people to view and make last wishes before the burial.

She was there, in her coffin, holding a beautiful white rose in her hand with the photo of the little boy and the doll placed over her chest.

I left the place, teary-eyed, feeling that my life had been changed forever. The love that this little boy had for his mother and his sister is still, to this day, hard to imagine. And in a fraction of a second, a drunk driver had taken all this away from him.

Now you have 2 choices:

1) Send this message.

2) Ignore it as if it never touched your heart.

The quote of the month is by Jay Leno: "With hurricanes, tornados, fires out of control, mud slides, flooding, severe thunderstorms tearing up the country from one end to another, and with the threat of bird flu and terrorist attacks. "Are we sure this is a good time to take God out of the Pledge of Allegiance?"

For those that prefer to think that God is not watching over us....go ahead and delete this. For the rest of us.....pass this on.



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TrishDaDish
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P.S.
Thanks to snopes for helping me out with my posting this. I posted here first, but then it wasn't showing up, so I made a new thread with an A-Chow. When I looked the A-Chow up, it said the topic didn't exist. (To add to the confusion, my computer had disconnected to the Internet and I didn't know it.)

Sorry for any mass confusion. We now return you to the newly revamped glurge, already in progress...

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Shoebox
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Eeesh.

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He kept on touching the hair of the doll and looked so sad. I wondered who was this doll for.
Then the little boy turned to the old woman next to him: 'Granny, are you sure I don't have enough money?'

The old lady replied: 'You know that you don't have enough money to buy this doll, my dear.'

Then she asked him to stay here for 5 minutes while she went to look around. She left quickly.

As noted in 2002, 'Granny' there has an extremely odd idea of baby-sitting under normal circs, let alone while her grandson is patently grieving. Maybe she's actually just another random stranger the kid's latched onto in his quest for cash.

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"I love my Mommy and I wish she doesn't have to leave me, but daddy says that she has to go to be with my little sister."
..."Yes, son, you were right; Mummy always did like your sister best. Come to think of it, I guess God hates you, too."

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2) Ignore it as if it never touched your heart.
Well, yeah, because as we all know the only valuable response to having your heart touched by an uplifting message is to clog your friends' inboxes.

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For those that prefer to think that God is not watching over us....go ahead and delete this. For the rest of us.....pass this on.
So what you're saying is, this is the Atheist's option of things to do with this email. My next question is, why are you sending glurge to atheists? Do you really think this crap will convert people?

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[/QUOTE]Oh you can't get to heaven
Wearing red stilettos,
'Cos the Lord don't allow
No streetwalkin' ho's...


Once again, I'll self-administer the trout... [fish] [/QB][/QUOTE]


ARGH! Ear worm!!!!

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