Two men, both seriously ill, occupied the same hospital room. A man was allowed to sit in his bed for an hour every afternoon to help drain the fluid from his lungs. His bed was next to the only window in the room.

The other man had to spend his days lying on his back. Men spoke for hours on end. They talked about their wives and families, their homes, their jobs, their involvement in military service, where they had been on vacation.
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Every afternoon,  when the man in the bed near the window could sit, he spent the time describing to his roommate everything he saw outside the window. The man in the other bed began to live for those one-hour periods when his world was enlarged and enlivened by all the activities and colors of the outside world. The window overlooked a park with a beautiful lake.

Ducks and swans played on the water as the children sailed their model boats. Lovers walked arm-in-arm amid flowers of all colors and a beautiful view of the city can be seen in the distance. As the man near the window described all these exquisite details, the man on the other side of the room closed his eyes and imagined this picturesque scene.
On a hot afternoon , the man near the window described a parade that passed. Although the other man could not hear the orchestra - he could see it in his mind as the gentleman by the window depicted him with descriptive words. Days, weeks and months passed.

One morning,  the day nurse arrived to bring water for their baths and found the lifeless body of the man near the window, dead peacefully in his sleep. She was saddened and called the attendants to come and take the body.

As soon as it seemed appropriate, the other man asked if he could be moved next to the window. The nurse was happy to make the change, and after making sure it was comfortable, she left him alone. Slowly, painfully, he straightened on one elbow to cast his first look at the real world outside. He stretched to turn slowly to the window outside the bed. He faced a white wall!
The man asked the nurse why his dead roommate had described these wonderful things out of this window. The nurse replied that the man was blind and could not even see the wall.
She says, " Maybe he just wanted to encourage you.  "
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There is enormous happiness in making others happy, despite our own situations. Shared punishment is half of the sentence, but happiness when shared is doubled. If you want to feel rich, just count all the things you have that money can not buy. " Today is a gift, that's why it's called the present ". The origin of this letter is unknown, but please forward it.

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