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Craig

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Jim & Edna
« on: March 28, 2007, 09:11:48 PM »


Just because someone doesn't love you the way you want them to, doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have. ---

Jim and Edna were both patients in a mental hospital. One day while they were walking past the hospital swimming pool, Jim suddenly jumped into the deep end. He sank to the bottom of the pool and stayed there. Edna promptly jumped in to save him. She swam to the bottom and pulled Jim out.

When the Head Nurse Director became aware of Edna's heroic act, she immediately ordered her to be discharged from the hospital, as she now considered her to be mentally stable. When she went to tell Edna the news, she said, "Edna, I have good news and bad news. The good news is you're being discharged. Since you were able to rationally respond to a crisis by jumping in and saving the life of another patient, I have concluded that your act displays sound mindedness. The bad news is that Jim, the patient you saved, hung himself in the bathroom with his bathrobe belt right after you saved him. I am so sorry, but he's dead."

Edna replied, "He didn't hang himself, I put him there to dry." "How soon can I go home?"
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iris

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Re: Jim & Edna
« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2007, 09:18:59 PM »

Craig,

That's just what the doctor ordered,
something funny to lighten things up around here.
Thank you!!! 

 ;D  ;D  :D  ;D  ;D


Iris
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DWIGHT

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Re: Jim & Edna
« Reply #2 on: March 29, 2007, 02:13:07 AM »

That's her way of showing love? ;D ;D :o
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PKnowler

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Re: Jim & Edna
« Reply #3 on: March 29, 2007, 01:48:35 PM »

Hey Craig,

    I found that to be a sobering story to ponder. It reminds me of the ironies of life.
and:
   
You can't judge a person by their actions- you never know what their motive is.

Bless ya'll  :)
~Paula
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rrammfcitktturjsp

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Re: Jim & Edna
« Reply #4 on: March 30, 2007, 08:12:11 PM »

To All,

  Ahhhh, a good ironic twist to things.  And somewaht sobering.

  Sincerely,



  Anne C. McGuire
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