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Box of Kisses SPAM

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The Story is very old. In fact, its origins are lost in the ancient lands of the Middle East according to one account where a Muslim holiday was used instead of the Western Christmas.
Either way, it did not happen to anybody's friend, your decision to pass it on has nothing to do with either the condition of your heart or guardian angels or anything else.
What it is is yet another tear-jerker SPAM email that clogs up email boxes and mail servers from here to Ancient Persia.

Please do not take these things as True Stories and pass them on due to some need to sooth your conscience.

A copy of the entire Email follows.

I received this from a good friend who had a choice to make.
It said that I had a choice to make, also. I've chosen.
Now, it's your turn to choose.
The story goes like this:

Some time ago a man punished his 5-year-old
daughter for wasting a roll of expensive old wrapping paper.
Money was tight and he became even more upset when the child
pasted the gold paper so as to decorate a box to put under the Christmas tree.
Nevertheless, the little girl brought the gift box to her father the next morning and
said, "This is for you, Daddy."
The father was embarrassed by his earlier overreaction but his anger
flared again when he found the box was empty.
He spoke to her in a harsh manner, "Don't you know, young lady, when you give
someone a present there is supposed to be something inside the package?"
The little girl looked up at him with tears in her eyes and said, "Oh,
Daddy, it's not empty. I blew kisses into it until it was full."
The father was crushed.
He fell on his knees and put his arms around his little girl and
he begged her to forgive him for his unnecessary anger.
An accident took the life of the child only a short time later
and it is told that the father kept that gold box by his bed for all the
years of his life. And whenever he was discouraged or faced difficult
problems he would open the box and take out an imaginary kiss and remember the
love of the child who had put it there.
In a very real sense, each of us as human beings have been given a
golden box filled with unconditional love and kisses from our children,
family, friends and God. There is no more precious possession anyone
could hold.
You now have two can:
1. Pass this on to your friends, or
2. Delete it and act like it didn't touch your heart.
As you can see, I picked choice #1
Friends are like angels who lift us to our feet when our wings.

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