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Old 12-19-2006, 02:40 PM   #1
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This seems better if read aloud or read as if you were reading it aloud..for effect.


On the outskirts of a small town, there was a big, old pecan
tree just inside the cemetery fence. One day, the two boys filled up a
bucketful of nuts, and sat down by the tree, out of sight, and began
dividing the nuts.

"One for you, one for me. One for you, one for me," said one
boy. Several dropped and rolled down toward the fence. Another boy
came riding along the road on his bicycle. As he passed, he thought he
heard voices from inside the cemetery. He slowed down to investigate.
Sure enough, he heard, "One for you, one for me. One for you, one for

He just knew what it was. He jumped back on his bike and rode

Just around the bend he met an old man with a cane, hobbling
along. "Come here quick!" said the boy, "you won't believe what I
heard! Satan and the Lord are down at the cemetery, dividing up the

The man said, "Beat it kid, can't you see it'* hard for me to
walk." When the boy insisted, though, the man hobbled slowly to the

Standing by the fence they heard, "One for you, one for me.
One for you, one for me..."

The old man whispered, "Boy, you've been tellin' me the truth!
Let'* see if we can see the Lord." Shaking with fear, they peered
through the fence, yet were still unable to see anything. The old man
and the boy gripped the wrought iron bars of the fence, tighter and
tighter, as they tried to get a glimpse of the Lord.

At last they heard, "One for you, one for me. That'* all. Now, let'* go
get those nuts by the fence, and we'll be done!"

They say, the old man made it back to town, a full 5 minutes
ahead of the kid on the bike.
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