Saturday, January 4, 2014

Worth it



Horror gripped the heart of a World War-I soldier, as he saw his lifelong friend fall in battle.

The soldier asked his Lieutenant if he could go out to bring his fallen comrade back.

"You can go," said the Lieutenant, "but don't think it will be worth it. Your friend is probably dead and you may throw your life away."

The Lieutenant's words didn't matter, and the soldier went anyway.

Miraculously, he managed to reach his friend, lifted him onto his shoulder and brought him back to their company's trench.

The officer checked the wounded soldier, then looked kindly at his friend and said,
" I told you it wouldn't be worth it, your friend is dead and you are mortally wounded."

“It was worth it, Sir," said the soldier.

"What do you mean by worth it?" responded the Lieutenant. “Your friend is dead."

"Yes Sir," the soldier answered, "but it was worth it because when I got to him, he was still alive and I heard him say......."Man...I knew you would come"


1 comment:

  1. Its really worth reading. Thank you for this good post.

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