Saturday, June 29, 2013

The Importance of Saying Thank You

The Importance of Saying Thank You

Bishop Gerland Kennedy of California tells the true story of a shipwreck off the coast of Evanston, Illinois many years ago.

The students of Northwestern University came to the rescue. One student, Edward Spenser, personally saved the lives of 17 persons that day.

Years later a reporter was writing a follow-up story on the event, and went to interview the now elderly Spenser.

When asked what was the one thing that stood out about the incident in his mind; Spenser replied: "I remember that of the 17 people I saved that day, not one of them ever thanked me.

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