Les Brown tells the story of 2 young boys on an ice covered stream. One of the boys fell through the ice and the current carried him away from the hole he fell through. He was trapped, unable to get out.
The other boy looked around for help but he saw no one. What he did see was a stick, so he grabbed it and started pounding the ice above his friend’s head, pounding and pounding, trying desperately to shatter the ice and free his friend from certain death.
He did break the ice and pulled his friend to safety. A elderly woman who witnessed the scene called 911 and soon rescue personnel arrived.
And this is when it got weird. [Read more…]