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The Other Side of the Story - Giving People the Benefit of the Doubt

Judging favorably doesn't really require such fancy footwork. As the saying goes: Don't judge a man till you've walked a mile in...


The other day I was at a wedding in which I didn't dance. People thought I was rude but they didn't know the other side of the story. What really happened was that since I was in such a rush to get to the wedding, I accidentally put on two different shoes that didn't match! If I would have danced I would have made a complete fool of myself. Unfortunately, I wasn't given the benefit of the doubt. I was the laugh of the neighborhood for a whole week. People should have thought twice before talking about me.

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Based on "The Other Side of the Story" by Mrs. Yehudis Samet, ArtScroll Series

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