Posted by Charlie S (184.108.40.206) on April 28, 2001 at 20:16:50:
A Store owner was tacking a sign above his door
> > >that read "Puppies for Sale". The signs have a way of
> > >attracting children. Soon a little boy appeared at the sign and asked,
> > >"How much are you gonna sell those puppies for?".
> > >The store owner replied, "Anywhere from $30-$50." The little boy
> > >reached into his pocket and pulled out some change. "I
> > >have $2.37, can I look at them?"
> > >
> > >The store owner smiled and whistled. Out of the kennel
> > >came his dog named Lady, running down the aisle of his
> > >store followed by five little puppies. One puppy was
> > >lagging considerably behind.Immediately the little boy
> > >singled out the lagging, limping puppy. He asked
> > >"What's wrong with that little dog?"
> > >
> > >The man explained that when the puppy was born the vet
> > >said that this puppy had a bad hip socket and would
> > >limp for the rest of his life.The little boy got really
> > >excited and said "That's the puppy I want to buy!"
> > >
> > >The man replied "No, you don't want to buy that little
> > >dog. If you really want him, I'll give him to you." The little
> > >boy got upset. He looked straight into the man's eyes and said "I
> > >don't want you to give him to me. He is worth every bit as much as the
> > >other
> > >dogs and I'll pay the full price. In fact I will give
> > >you $2.37 now and 50 cents every month until I have him
> > >paid for."
> > >
> > >The man countered, "You really don't want to buy this
> > >puppy son.
> > >He is never gonna be able to run, jump and play like
> > >other puppies." The little boy reached down and
> > >rolled up his pant leg to reveal a badly twisted,
> > >crippled left leg supported by a big metal brace. He
> > >looked up at the man and said, "Well, I don't run so well myself and
> > >little puppy will need someone who understands."
> > >
> > >The man was now biting his bottom lip. Tears welled up
> > >in his eyes....He smiled and said, "Son, I hope and pray that
> > >each and every one of these puppies will have an owner
> > >such as you."
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