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THE ONLY SUNLIGHT THEY SEE

Two orphaned brothers stay in a slum district of New York City. One of them is crippled and hardly leaves the room. The older brother has to take care of him and buys him food.

His younger brother lamented one day that he has not seen the sunlight for a long time. The older brother thought of an idea. He put on his ragged clothes and ran down to the street with a small piece of broken mirror. He stood in the sun with the mirror.

"What are you doing?" someone asked.

He said, "See that window up there? I have a little brother staying in that room. He's a cripple. The only sunlight he can see is what I shine up to him with my mirror!"

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