15 Feel-Good News Stories That Make Us Feel Lighter Than Air
The old man was sitting in a room with his feet in the water and reading. He had not seen the young man come in; he had heard the door open but paid it no heed. The young man stood before him and spoke to him without any greeting. The old man did not look up, nor even move his hands, from the page of the book in which he was immersed, but said, "What would you like of me, then?" The young man replied that he wanted only one thing. "What would that be?" said the old man. And the young man answered, "I wish you to tell me of the strange events you've witnessed."
"The ... ?"
"Yes. You know the ones. Tell me about all fifteen of them. You know … "
"Oh ... very well, then," said the old man, after a moment's hesitation and a mild sigh. "Here, let's start with ... "