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Starry Starry Night, Secrets of Old Age
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Mar 14, 2013 15:47:04   #
Rafiki (a regular here)
This is so true and beautiful

This is terrific!

Click here: Starry Starry Night, Secrets of Old Age - YouTube
Mar 14, 2013 16:09:29   #
love to knit
This is absolutely beautiful, how do I copy the link to send on to others.
Mar 14, 2013 16:12:05   #
How true and a little sad you just have to beleive in GOD.
Mar 14, 2013 16:14:27   #
That really was beautiful Thank you for sharing
Mar 14, 2013 16:21:24   #
Rafiki (a regular here)
love to knit wrote:
This is absolutely beautiful, how do I copy the link to send on to others.

Select the text below -
Press the control (Ctrl) key - hold it down and then press the letter C key. - this will copy it

Then go to the location in which you want to paste it and
Press the control (Ctrl) key - hold it down and then press the letter V key - this will paste it.

I have repeated the text below, for your convenience.

This is so true and beautiful - This is terrific!
Click here:
Starry Starry Night, Secrets of Old Age - YouTube
Mar 14, 2013 16:38:26   #
Pocahontas (a regular here)
Thank you for that. It's the most powerful thing I've seen in a long time.
Mar 14, 2013 17:16:49   #
love to knit
Thank so much for the help julienne-Anne it worked.
Mar 14, 2013 17:35:12   #
Rafiki (a regular here)
You are very welcome.
Mar 15, 2013 09:24:02   #
Beautiful, thanks
Mar 15, 2013 09:49:20   #
Very touching,very sad!
Mar 15, 2013 14:27:01   #
Even though I am a Buddhist and therefore have no actual 'God,' I still appreciated this very much.

Feeling low with tail end Bronchitis, and having lost a very dear friend to cancer last week, it reminded me to count my blessings, many, and rejoice in the years of friendship Anne and I shared.
I am the archetypal loner and sometimes forget that I need other people too. This reminded me. Thank you.
Mar 15, 2013 17:51:48   #
Beautiful and sentimental. It touched my heart. I am sending this to all my loved ones. Thank you and bless you for sharing this with us.
Mar 15, 2013 19:45:02   #
Thank you so much for sharing. Beautiful! It's so true. We need things like this to keep us on track.
Mar 15, 2013 20:35:51   #
Love this!
Mar 15, 2013 21:36:55   #
Very nice. I lost my mother last summer and it reminded me of all the great times we spent together.
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