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Offline Punch

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This one got to me
« on: February 04, 2013, 05:30:24 PM »
http://muskogeephoenix.com/local/x503841381/Mom-s-charity-helps-ease-her-bereavement

I don't like proms, and I don't particularly like babies, so I have no idea of why this story hit me the way it did.  If it went through the lump of coal behind my left nipple, perhaps someone here will get something out of it, too.
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Re: This one got to me
« Reply #1 on: February 04, 2013, 06:03:14 PM »

Very touching.

Another instance of "helping others", in truth helps us get through.

It's not about prom dresses, it's about figuring out a way to bring joy to others.

Great story!
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Re: This one got to me
« Reply #2 on: February 04, 2013, 06:07:54 PM »
Very touching story, reminds me of my miscarried sister.
...Or it's just possible he's a mouthy young man on an internet forum.
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Re: This one got to me
« Reply #3 on: February 04, 2013, 06:12:35 PM »
Very touching story, reminds me of my miscarried sister.

May God grant her eternal rest and joy.
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Re: This one got to me
« Reply #4 on: February 04, 2013, 06:13:54 PM »
Paying it forward - IOW, seeing Christ in people we don't know and bringing joy to them.  This is the good news we see so rarely.  Thanks for the post.