A truly sublime gift

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smcarberry
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A truly sublime gift

Post by smcarberry » Sat Dec 24, 2016 10:26 am

This story comes from Hell's Kitchen, a Manhattan (NYC) neighborhood. It is known by family historians anywhere, the dilemma of the last to die in a family. In this "New York moment," a cross-ethnic gift was made that took considerable effort and reminds us that something precious needs no fancy wrapping:

http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/a-chri ... spartandhp

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Re: A truly sublime gift

Post by johnmayer » Sun Dec 25, 2016 7:51 pm

Great Story Sharon! Thank you for sharing and have a Merry Christmas.

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Re: A truly sublime gift

Post by Paddy Casey » Mon Dec 26, 2016 9:26 am

Thanks for posting this, Sharon. Thought-provoking in a number of respects ("Leave notes behind - someone might read them"; "Never give up"; "Go to the top for a decision"; "Think you'll be forgotten ? Don't be too sure"; "Wall things up so that they will be found many years later"; etc. etc.). And very poignant, too, of course.

Paddy

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