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A picture began circulating in November, 1999. It should have been "The Picture of the Year," or perhaps, "Picture of the Decade." It wasn't. In fact, unless you obtained a copy of the U.S. paper which published it, you probably would never have seen it. The picture is that of a 21-week-old unborn baby named Samuel Alexander Armas, who is being operated on by surgeon named Joseph Bruner. The baby was diagnosed with spina bifida and would not survive if removed from his mother's womb…

Awww!!! I smile at everyone in public but it's just something I've always done and yes I get some crazy weird looks but this just makes it so worth it. I just like it when the people smile back, because for a second, no matter how fleeting, that person was actually happy, and they may not have had that in a while. That's why I do it I think... But this makes ME smile! He is definitely a keeper.

Chinese Wisdom: Place finger tips together like in the picture. Note that you will be able to open and close your thumbs, index, middle & little fingers except your ring finger. The Chinese believe that each represent important people in your life: parents, siblings, yourself & your children that will be in your life for a period of time then eventually will move on to have a life of their own all except the ring finger which represents your life partner who is to be with you until death.

HOP ON THE FEELS TRAIN.

This is from the book Gramps, which is now out of print. This is a photo of a grandson taking care of his grandfather. One of the most moving photos I've ever seen.

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We can all live in peace…

Faith in humanity restored.

DON't expect things from other people! If it happens rejoice...but if you expect it...you are setting yourself up for disappointment and that is not a good place to be! No one is entitled!

This picture is from an article called “The Rescuing Hug”. The article details the first week of life of a set of twins. Each were in their respective incubators and one was not expected to live. A hospital nurse fought against the hospital rules and placed the babies in one incubator. When they were placed together, the healthier of the two, threw an arm over her sister in an endearing embrace. The smaller baby’s heart stabilized and temperature rose to normal...wow :)

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It was a busy morning, about 8:30, when an elderly gentleman in his 80′s arrived at the hospital to have stitches removed from his thumb. He said he was in a hurry as he had an appointment at 9:00 am. The nurse took his vital signs and had him take a seat, knowing it would be over an hour before someone would be able to see him. I saw him looking at his watch and decided, since I was not busy with another patient, I would evaluate his wound. On exam, it was well healed, so I talked to one of…

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the special education part of me loves this!!

Amazingly true... you never know what one simple action may do!