How Many Words Does It Take To Move You?

Could you tell a story in seven words or less that brings a random stranger to the brink of tears?

I thought it wasn’t possible.

I read. I read. I read. From the great American classics to the emotional pieces written by Holocaust survivors.

I read emotional words. But they never moved me.

Then I read a passage by Ernest Hemingway. And everything changed.

He told a story in less than seven words – a story that could bring you to the brink of tears.

Don’t believe me?

Thought so..

Here is the story:

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Tej Dosa
11:08 pm
Vancouver, BC