Son

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LOSING PATIENTS Attending Sunday Mass at an upper-East Side church in Manhattan, I sat behind a well-known neighborhood physician and his young son. During the service the priest read a list of the “dearly departed” members of the parish and asked the congregation to pray for them. “Dad,” the son said in a clear voice, …

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MATERNAL RIGHTS During the American Revolution, an officer was sent around the Virginia country side to confiscate horses for military use. He came to a fine old mansion, rang the bell, and asked to speak to the mistress. “Madame,” he said to the dignified elderly lady he met in the parlor, “I am claiming your …

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SAVED BY DAD “When I was your age,” the millionaire bragged to his son, “I carried water for a gang of bricklayers.” The son thoughtfully said, “I’m mighty proud of you, Father. If it hadn’t been for your great determination, I might have had to do something like that myself.” Selected, source unknown

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THE RACE “Quit!” “Give up, you’re beaten,” they shout and plead, there’s just too much against you now, this time you can’t succeed. And as I start to hang my head in front of failure’s face, my downward fall is broken by the memory of a race. And hope refills my weakened will as I …

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