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    The Seven REAL Wonders of the World

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    A group of students were asked to list what they thought were the
    > present "Seven Wonders of the World."
    >
    > Though there were some disagreements, the following received the
    most
    > votes:
    >
    > 1. Egypt's Great Pyramids
    > 2. Taj Mahal
    > 3. Grand Canyon
    > 4. Panama Canal
    > 5. Empire State Building
    > 6. St. Peter's Basilica
    > 7. China's Great Wall
    >
    > While gathering the votes, the teacher noted that one student had
    not
    > finished her paper yet. So she asked the girl if she was having
    > trouble with her list. The girl replied, "Yes, a little. I
    couldn't
    > quite make up my mind because there were so many."
    >
    > The teacher said, "Well, tell us what you have, and maybe we can
    > help."
    >
    > The girl hesitated, then read, "I think the 'Seven Wonders of the
    > World' are:
    >
    > 1. to see
    > 2. to hear
    > 3. to touch
    > 4. to taste
    > 5. to feel
    > 6. to laugh
    > 7. and to love."
    >
    > The room was so quiet you could have heard a pin drop.
    > The things we overlook as simple and ordinary and that we take for
    > granted are truly wondrous! A gentle reminder -- that the most
    > precious things in life cannot be built by hand or bought by man.
    >
    >

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    That was lovely, Piel. I'm going to print that and save it.

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    Glad you guys liked it. My aunt e-mailed it to me. It has already been all over the world according to the names on her e-mail, so I didn't know if everyone had already seen it. I'm usually the last to see these things it seems, LOL.


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