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To realize

To realize the value of ten years:Ask a newly divorced couple.
To realize the value of one year: Ask a student who has failed a final exam.
To realize the value of nine months: Ask a mother who gave birth to a stillborn.
To realize the value of one month: Ask a mother who has given birth to a premature baby.
To realize the value of one week: Ask an editor of a weekly news paper.

To realize the value of one hour: Ask the lovers who are waiting to meet.
To realize the value of one minute: Ask a person who has missed the train, bus or plane.
To realize the value of one second: Ask a person who has survived an accident.
To realize the value of one millisecond: Ask the person who has won a silver medal in the Olympics.
Time waits for no one. Treasure every moment you have.
You will treasure it even more when you can share it with someone special.
To realize the value of a friend: Lose one.

This is a beautiful beautiful poem..does anyone know the author of it?

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Google says that it is "author unknown".

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Figured...I've been trying to find it for months but I don't understand why the author is anonymous...I mean, i would love to get credit for such a wonderful poem. Thanks Guru!
-MC

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Does have a great point!!! You are welcome.

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