The Stingy Man

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A local United Way office realized that it had never received a donation from one of the town’s most successful businessman. The person in charge of contributions called him to persuade him to contribute.
‘Our research shows that out of a yearly income of at least $1,200,000,
you give not a penny to charity. Wouldn’t you like to give back to the
community in some way?’ The man mulled this over for a moment and
replied, ‘First, did your research also show that my mother is dying
after a long illness, and has medical bills that are several times her
annual income?’ Embarrassed, the United Way rep mumbled, ‘Um…no.’
‘-or that my brother, a disabled veteran from the Gulf war is blind and confined to a wheelchair?’ The stricken United Way rep began to stammer out an apology but was interrupted, ‘-or that my sister’s husband died in a traffic…

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Posted on June 19, 2014, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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