Never too late

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Never too late

Post by Erik_Kowal » Thu Aug 04, 2005 1:49 am

Ninety-four-year-old Mrs Hatcher showed up at her lawyer's office one Monday morning and got straight to the point.

"I would like you to start divorce proceedings on my behalf as soon as possible," she declared.

The lawyer was utterly shocked. Regaining his composure some moments later, he said in a deliberate manner, "Mrs Hatcher, you and your husband have been married to each other for -- what -- over seventy years? Whatever has happened to prompt you to divorce at this point in your lives?"

Mrs Hatcher looked her lawyer squarely in the eye. She cleared her throat, took a deep breath, and paused.

Then with a firm voice she said, "We decided to wait until all the children were dead."
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