From: JUNE CERRETA
Date: Mon, Mar 14, 2011 at 8:33 PM
Subject: Fw: Irish Luck
Cc: JUSTIN LOWERY
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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 from a nearby bog. He dropped his tools
to the bog.
There, mired to his 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 and terrifying death.
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
'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 door of
the family hove
'Is that your son?' the
'Yes,' the farmer
'I'll make you a deal. Let
me provide him with the level of education my own son will
enjoy If the lad is anything like his father, he'll no doubt
grow to be a man we both will be proud of.' And that he
Farmer Fleming's son attended the very best
schools and in time, 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 Penicillin.
afterward, the same nobleman's son who was saved from
the bog was stricken with pneumonia.
his life this time? Penicillin.
The name of the
nobleman? Lord Randolph Churchill .. His son's
Sir Winston Churchill.
once said: What goes around comes around.
like you don't need the money.
you've never been hurt.
Dance like nobody's
Sing like nobody's listening.
like it's Heaven on Earth.
It's National Friendship
Week Send this to everyone you consider A
Pass this on, and brighten some ones
AN IRISH FRIENDSHIP WISH:
I hope it
May there always be work for your hands
your purse always hold a coin or two;
May the sun always shine on
May a rainbow be certain
to follow each rain;
May the hand of a friend
always be near you;
May God fill your heart with
gladness to cheer you.
and may you be in heaven a half
hour before the devil knows you're