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Gift of Life

A Compilation of Inspirational Stories and Anecdotes

4. People Are What You Are (You are as you see)

An old wise man was sitting on a branch on the outskirts of a small village in Northern India. A traveler passing by approached him and asked, "Sir, how are the people in this village? I am planning to migrate

From my village and settle in some good village…"

The old man asked him " How are the people in your village?" The traveler replied," Very Selfish, rigid and cunning…….." The wise man promptly told him, " Young man, in this village also you will only find cunning, self and rigid people!"

A little later, another traveler was passing by. He too asked the same question to the old man. The old man asked him " How are the people in your village?" The traveler answered, ‘The people in my village are very loving, kind and generous." The old man replied back, "…then you will also find the same kind people here…………"

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Gift of Life is a compilation of stories, anecdotes and articles by Raju Baby Thaluvachira, India

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