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

Judge your friends favorably, even when they seem to wrong you, and you can turn a sad situation into an...


I was at an amusement park, and I saw a friend whom I hadn't seen in a few years. I became excited and I went over to her and said hi. She gave me a questioning look and said "Hi." I became quite angry and annoyed. Who was she to pretend she doesn't know me? Afterward I went over to her and asked her name. I found out she wasn't my friend, but someone who looked just like her!


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

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