Re: Elvis Presley 75th Birthday Tribute

A local United Way office realized that the organization had never received a donation from the town's most successful lawyer. The person in charge of contributions called him to persuade him to contribute.

"Our research shows that out of a yearly income of at least $500,000, you give not a penny to charity. Wouldn't you like to give back to the community in some way?"

The lawyer mulled this over for a moment and replied, "First, did your research also show that my mother is dying after a long illness, and has medical bills that are several times her annual income?"

Embarrassed, the United Way rep mumbled, "Um ... no."

The lawyer interrupts, "or that my brother, a disabled veteran, is blind and confined to a wheelchair?"

The stricken United Way rep began to stammer out an apology, but was interrupted again.

"or that my sister's husband died in a traffic accident," the lawyer's voice rising in indignation, "leaving her penniless with three children?!"

The humiliated United Way rep, completely beaten, said simply, "I had no idea..."

On a roll, the lawyer cut him off once again, "So if I don't give any money to them, why should I give any to you?"
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you were the greatest

elvis i know that ya cant hear me,but ya fans which was so many can,you were the greatest singer and actor i have ever seen,you are missed,i just pray that you made it to heaven and singing to our lord and savior 'how great thou art'you will always be missed and there is noone hat can or ever will take your place,once when you were doing 'aloha from hawaii,someone had screamed your the king and you replaied 'you said the one and only thing that was so awsome and will never be forgot you said no honey there is only one king' thank god you knew that,a devoted fan after all these years phyllis lynch

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