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Fw: Good story
I thought our Clan might enjoy a story
Subject: Good story
> His name was Fleming, and he was a poor Scottish farmer. One day, while
> trying to make a living for his family, he heard a cry for help coming
> a nearby bog. He dropped his tools and ran to the bog. There, mired to
> waist in black muck, was a terrified boy, screaming and struggling to free
> himself. Farmer Fleming saved the lad from what could have been a slow
> terrifying death.
> The next day, a fancy carriage pulled up to the Scotsman's sparse
> surroundings. An elegantly dressed nobleman stepped out and introduced
> himself as the father of the boy Farmer Fleming had saved.
> "I want to repay you," said the nobleman. "You saved my son's life."
> "No, I can't accept payment for what I did," the Scottish farmer replied,
> waving off the offer. At that moment, the farmer's own son came to the
> of the family hovel.
> "Is that your son?" the nobleman asked.
> "Yes," the farmer replied proudly.
> "I'll make you a deal. Let me take him and give him a good education. If
> lad is anything like his father, he'll grow to be a man you can be proud
> And that he did. In time, Farmer Fleming's son graduated from St. Mary's
> Hospital Medical School in London, and went on to become known throughout
> the world as the noted Sir Alexander Fleming, the discoverer of
> Years afterward, the nobleman's son was stricken with pneumonia. What
> him? Penicillin.
> The name of the nobleman? Lord Randolph Churchill. His son's name? Sir
> Winston Churchill.
> Someone once said: What goes around comes around.
> Work like you don't need the money.
> Love like you've never been hurt.
> Dance like nobody's watching.
> Send this to everyone you consider a FRIEND. Pass this on, and brighten
> someone's day. Nothing will happen if you do not decide to pass it along.
> The only thing that will happen, if you DO pass it on, is that someone
> smile (because of you).
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