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Pay it forward. Smile at an elderly person and watch as her face lights up and she returns your smile. You see her personality as it is  reflected in her eyes. Give her a moment, one brief minute out of your day, and you might hear a lovely story about love and life. She will tell you about enduring love, a marriage of 60+ years, a husband and a wife that withstood the challenges of the decades. She may tell you a story of a breathtaking courtship and the torture of a war that separated a family. You’ll be in awe and you’ll walk away with a new perspective about the life you’re living. Ironic, right? You thought you’d be the one paying it forward. Now you understand better that you are the recipient instead of the giver.

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