by Mallusatish Reddy September. 28, 2011 2504 views

During my second year of nursing school our professor gave us a quiz. I breezed through the questions until I read the last one: “What is the first name of the woman who cleans the school?” Surely this was a joke. I had seen the cleaning woman several times, but how would I know her name? I handed in my paper, leaving the last question blank. Before the class ended, one student asked if the last question would count toward our grade. “Absolutely,” the professor said. “In your careers, you will meet many people. All are significant. They deserve your attention and care, even if all you do is smile and say hello.” I've never forgotten that lesson. I also learned her name was Dorothy. ~Joann C. Jones

One can pay back the loan of gold, but one dies forever in debt to those who are kind. ~Malayan Proverb

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Felecia 6 years ago


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Patricia Gonzales 6 years ago

That made me cry ... sometimes we feel in our lives so "little" but, with one word, Hello, we can feel so "big".
Thank you!
Lovely purple flowers, indeed! Great shot!

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Tamara Harden 6 years ago

Very important lesson.

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Lukesmom 6 years ago

Very nice post! A great lesson!

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Marsha 6 years ago

Beautiful shot....and I loved the story as well!

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Bataviaart 6 years ago


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Jendayee 6 years ago

Beautiful ! and nice lesson

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Eloise Murray 6 years ago


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Leslie D 6 years ago

It's so nice Satish.

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Nynke 6 years ago

Wonderful story! Beautiful shot!

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Olga Helys 6 years ago

"Yès, everyone is significant. He deserves our attention and care" !
Thanks so much indeed !

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Haideh.Homam 6 years ago

I love it!

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Breizh 6 years ago

A great lesson ! Every "Dorothy" deserve praise !

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Paolo Martini 6 years ago

..very beautiful !

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Josy 6 years ago

I consider your photo as a great tribute to all the Dorothée of the world. Thank you Satish

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Darlene Foster 6 years ago


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