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    Quote Originally Posted by Ffrenchknickers View Post
    3inatub, was it you with the hip dysplasia child?
    Yes it was. How is everything going for you??

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    Agree.

    I read something a few years back that really resonated with me and I've never forgotten it:

    A woman was writing about how her life had always looked perfect, everything was wonderful, then her husband acquired a brain injury and her life fell apart. She had to put everything they owned up for sale. Giant garage sale. A neighbour wrote them a nasty letter about the state of their garden/eyesore.

    She fell apart completely. Then she put up a sign outside their house: Please be kind. My husband has a brain injury and can't even remember me most days. We're near bankruptcy. (or to that effect).

    The next day the neighbour turned up to help.

    She said she wishes sometimes we could all wear signs: Be kind, my mother has just passed. Be kind, I'm battling cancer. Be kind, I have depression. etc etc. She wonders if we'd be kinder to each other if we knew.

    We all have our private signs. So I try to be gentle with people, you don't know what their sign might be.

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    agree!!!

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    Yes it was. How is everything going for you??
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    Quote Originally Posted by MissMuppet View Post
    Agree.

    I read something a few years back that really resonated with me and I've never forgotten it:

    A woman was writing about how her life had always looked perfect, everything was wonderful, then her husband acquired a brain injury and her life fell apart. She had to put everything they owned up for sale. Giant garage sale. A neighbour wrote them a nasty letter about the state of their garden/eyesore.

    She fell apart completely. Then she put up a sign outside their house: Please be kind. My husband has a brain injury and can't even remember me most days. We're near bankruptcy. (or to that effect).

    The next day the neighbour turned up to help.

    She said she wishes sometimes we could all wear signs: Be kind, my mother has just passed. Be kind, I'm battling cancer. Be kind, I have depression. etc etc. She wonders if we'd be kinder to each other if we knew.

    We all have our private signs. So I try to be gentle with people, you don't know what their sign might be.
    Very true <3

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    What are they doing? All the best to you and your daughter/family!

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    Quote Originally Posted by 3InATub View Post
    What are they doing? All the best to you and your daughter/family!
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    Absolutely agree.

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    Totally agree. It's so easy to forget that others may be going through tough times.

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    This thread reminds me of the Kate Miller Heidke song - Words

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