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Flowers For Mom

A man stopped at a flower shop to order some flowers to be
wired to his mother who lived two hundred miles away. As he
got out of his car he noticed a young girl sitting on the curb
sobbing. He asked her what was wrong and she replied,
"I wanted to buy a red rose for my mother, but I only have
seventy-five cents. A rose costs two dollars."

The man smiled and said, "Come on in with me. I'll buy you a rose."

He bought the little girl her rose and ordered his own mother's
flowers. As they were leaving he offered the girl a ride home. She
said, "Yes, please! You can take me to my mother."

She directed him to a cemetery, where she placed the rose on a
freshly covered grave.

After he left the girl, the man returned to the flower shop,
cancelled the wire order, picked up a bouquet and drove the two
hundred miles to his mother's house.