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Thread: Just have to share!

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    Just have to share!

    An uncle of mine worked for a Texas newspaper for many years. He also wrote several books. I had copies of all of them but lost one when I moved to Illinois so I found it on Amazon and bought it. It arrived yesterday from DeSota, Texas. Inside it was inscribed like this: "12/25/67..... Dear Mary and Bill, Just a little something for you to read if your color TV goes on the blink! Love, GB"! Outside of our family no one called him anything but "George"! My parents (lifelong Texans) were "Mary and Bill". I think I somehow got the book that he gave my parents for Christmas all those years ago. I simply had to share this with someone!!!!
    "You must do the thing you think you cannot do"....E. Roosevelt

    Sharon
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    How awesome is that!

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    That's great. It really is a small world at times

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    How neat that you found your long lost book!
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    Oh now that is so very cool!!!
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    Wow! That is really amazing! Good for you!

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    That's great.

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    How great to be able to add that story into your family lore!
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    Wow that is pretty incredible, guess he knew you lost it and wanted to help guide you back to the book!

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    That sounds like one of the "His Mysterious Ways" articles from Guideposts magazine!
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    That is a great story!
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    It was meant to be....
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    The angels were looking out for you.

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    What a great story, thanks for sharing.

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    WOW. What are the chances of that happening. It's a sign - you were meant to have that book.
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    It was fate!!
    Have a great day sewing and remember to "not sweat the small stuff"!!



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    wow! that is amazing!

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    That reminds me of the movie,Serendipity

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    This is really amazing! Wonder what the odds are of this happening??
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    That made the hair on my arms stand up!!!
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    Such a GREAT story. Thanks for taking the time to share it ... it has a "warming" feel to it!!!
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    Oh, how serendipitous! Isn't it wonderful when things like this happen.
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    God is good!

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    That is totally AWESOME! How great for you to get that particular book. What a treasure.
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    wow...I would ask that seller where they got that book....
    it was meant to be yours

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