15 Facts That Can Fit Inside A Bread Box
"This? This is my whole life. Everything I have, I got by working day and night with nothing more than the hope of being able to provide for me and mine." The elderly man smiled broadly at me and gestured behind him.
There stood a woman of roughly 40 years old—a young mother who wore simple clothes on her body, with some threadbare patches showing where the material was starting to come apart. "Look at us here... We barely manage to scrape through our days thanks to your little gift. And if it wasn't for what you gave us, we'd all be dead from starvation by now."
"How can I ever repay you?" The old man said.
"Please ... I would like something to read from that vast trove of yours. It's been so long since I found out anything new."
The old man nodded solemnly, drew out a paper with a list of fifteen facts on it, and placed it in my hand. It read: