posted on Dec, 19 2014 @ 01:14 PM
Lawyers And, if you thought lawyers don't have heart........
The Salvation Army realized that it had never received a donation from the
city's most successful lawyer.
So a volunteer paid the lawyer a visit in his lavish office.
The volunteer opened the meeting by saying, 'Our research shows that even
though your annual income is over two million dollars, you don't give a
penny to charity. Wouldn't you like to give something back to your
The lawyer thinks for a minute and says, 'First, did your research also
show you that my mother is dying after a long painful illness, and she has
huge medical bills that are far beyond her ability to pay?'
Embarrassed, the rep mumbles, 'Uh... No, I didn't know that.'
'Secondly,' says the lawyer, 'did it show that my brother, a disabled
Veteran, is blind and confined to a wheelchair and is unable to support
his wife and six children?
The stricken rep begins to stammer an apology, but is cut off again…
'Thirdly, did your research also show you that my sister's husband died in
a dreadful car accident, leaving her penniless with a mortgage and three
children, one of whom is disabled and another that has learning
disabilities requiring an array of private tutors?'
The humiliated rep, completely beaten, says, 'I'm so sorry. I had no idea.
And the lawyer says, 'So, I didn't give any money to them, what makes you
think I'd give any to you!