A Story that will bring tears to your eyes.
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> I was walking around in a store. I
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> Saw a cashier hand this little boy his money back saying
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> 'I'm sorry, but you don't have enough money to
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> Buy this doll.'
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> Then the little boy turned to the old woman
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> ''Granny, are you sure I don't
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> Have enough money?''
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> The old lady replied: ''You know that you
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> Don't have enough money to buy this doll, my dear.''
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> Then she asked him to stay there for 5
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> Minutes while she went to look around. She
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> Left quickly.
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> The little boy was still holding the doll in
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> His hand.
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> Finally, I walked toward him and I asked him
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> Who he wished to give this doll to.
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> 'It's the doll that my sister loved most and
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> Wanted so much for this Christmas. She was so
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> Sure that Santa Claus would bring it to her.'
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> I replied to him that maybe Santa Claus will
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> Bring it to her after all, and not to worry.
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> But he replied to me sadly. 'No, Santa Claus
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> Can't bring it to her where she is now. I have to
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> Give the doll to my Mommy so that she can give
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> It to my sister when she goes there.'
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> His eyes were so sad while saying this. 'My
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> Sister has gone to be with God. Daddy says that
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> Mommy is going to see God very soon too, so I
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> Thought that she could take the doll with her to
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> Give it to my sister.''
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> My heart nearly stopped.
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> The little boy looked up at me and said: 'I
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> Told daddy to tell Mommy not to go yet. I need her
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> To wait until I come back from the m all.'
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> Then he showed me a very nice photo of him
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> Where he was laughing. He then told me
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> 'I want Mommy
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> To take my picture with her so she won't forget me.'
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> 'I love my Mommy and I wish she doesn't have
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> To leave me, but daddy says that she has to go
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> To be with my little sister..'
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> Then he looked again at the doll with sad
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> Eyes, very quietly.
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> I quickly reached for my wallet and said to
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> The boy. 'What if we checked again, just in
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> Case you do have enough money?''
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> 'OK' he said 'I hope
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> That I have enough.' I
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> Added some of my money to his without him seeing and
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> We started to count it. There was enough for the
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> Doll and even some spare money.
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> The little boy said: 'Thank you God for
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> Giving me enough money!'
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> Then he looked at me and added 'I asked
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> Yesterday before I slept for God to make sure I have
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> Enough money to buy this doll so that Mommy can give
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> It to my sister. He heard me!''
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> 'I also wanted to have enough money to buy a
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> White rose for my Mommy, but I didn't dare to ask
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> God for too much. But He gave me enough to buy the
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> Doll and a white rose.''
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> 'My Mommy loves white roses.'
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> A few minutes later, the old lady came again
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> And I left with my basket.
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> I finished my shopping in a totally
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> Different state from when I started. I
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> Couldn't get the little boy out of my mind.
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> Then I remembered a local newspaper article
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> 2 days ago, which mentioned of a drunk man in
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> A truck, who hit a car, where there was one young lady and a
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> Little girl.
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> The little girl died right away, and the
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> Mother was left in a critical state. The family had
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> To decide whether to pull the plug on the
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> Life-assisting machine, because the young lady
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> Would not be able to recover from the coma.
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> Was this the family of the little boy?
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> Two days after this encounter with the
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> Little boy, I read in the newspaper that the
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> Young lady had passed away.
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> I couldn't stop myself as I bought a bunch
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> Of white roses and I went to the funeral home where
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> The body of the young woman was exposed for people
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> To see and make last wishes before burial.
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> She was there, in her coffin, holding a
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> Beautiful white rose in her hand with the photo of
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> The little boy and the doll placed over her chest.
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> I left the place, teary-eyed, feeling that
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> My life had been changed forever. The love that this
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> Little boy had for his mother and his sister is
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> Still, to this day, hard to imagine. And in a
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> Fraction of a second, a drunk driver had taken all
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> This away from him.

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grade...
Feb. 2, 2008 at 9:59 PM We should all be thankful for what we do have because as we have seen, life is precious and can be taken away in an instant.

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veron...
Feb. 3, 2008 at 2:32 AM

This story is so touching it had me in tears.  Strange how God answers prayers using  wonderful people such as yourself. I am sure your act of kindness has made a great impact in this boys life as well, God only knows what he has planned for him. 

Thank you for sharing you story and God bless!

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nyteowl
Feb. 3, 2008 at 3:17 AM When I read this the saying being in the right time at the right place comes to mind.  I feel that God wanted you to be there for the boy that day.  Not too many poeple would do this for a stranger.  I am glad you did...

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groov...
Feb. 3, 2008 at 2:06 PM I am so pleased you gave the little boy the money it brought me to tears many people would'nt have done anything 

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kathy...
Feb. 3, 2008 at 3:18 PM  VERY SAD STORY BUT IM GLAD YOU WAS THERE TO HELP OUT.

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