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From:"B.A.Murray" <bamur@alaska.net> (by way of Marvin Hanna)
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> >The little old couple walked slowly into McDonalds that cold  winter
> >evening.  They looked out of place amid the young families and young
> couples
> >eating there that night.  Some of  the customers looked admiringly at them.
> >You could tell what the admirers were thinking. "Look, there is a couple
> who
> >has been through a lot together, probably for 60 years or more!"
> > The little old man walked right up to the cash register, placed his order
> >with no hesitation and then paid for their meal.  The couple took a table
> >near the back wall and started taking food off of the tray. There was one
> >hamburger, one order of french fries and one drink.  The little old man
> >unwrapped the plain hamburger and carefully cut it in half.  He placed one
> >half in front of his wife. Then he carefully countedout the french fries,
> >divided them in two piles and neatly placed one pile in front of his
> >wife.
> >He took a sip of the drink, his wife took a sip and then set the cup down
> >between them.  As the man began to eat his few bites of hamburger the crowd
> >began to get restless.
> >Again you could tell what they were thinking. "That poor old couple. All
> >they can afford is one meal for the two of them."  As the man began to eat
> >his french fries one young man stood and came over to the old couples
> table.
> >He politely offered to buyanother meal for the old couple to eat.  The old
> >man replied that they were just fine. They were used to sharing everything.
> >Then the crowd noticed that the little old lady hadn't eaten a bite.
> >She just sat there watching her husband eat and occasionally taking turns
> >sipping the drink.  Again the young man came over and begged them to let
> him
> >buy them something to eat.  This time the lady explained that no, they were
> >used to sharing everything together.
> >As the little old man finished eating and was wiping his face neatly with a
> >napkin the young man could stand it no longer.  Again he came over to their
> >table and offered to buy some food.  After beingpolitely refused again he
> >finally asked a question of  the little old lady. "Maam, why aren't you
> >eating.  You said that you share everything.   What is it that you are you
> >waiting for?
> >                         She answered, "the teeth."
> >
> >
> >

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