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This Grandpa's Story About Valentine's Day During The Great Depression Will Crush You


I don't know if you've ever been to a story telling show, but they are a lot of fun. People get up and tell a real story about their lives, and we all learn something about our fellow man. I highly recommend going if you ever get the chance. 

If you need more convincing, then check out what happened at The Moth in Madison StorySLAM earlier this year. The theme for the night was "Love Hurts" and 93-year-old Tom Sitter got up and told a truly heartbreaking story about Valentine's Day during the Great Depression. He could only afford to give out five Valentine's Day cards. So he gave them to the four prettiest girls in his class, and one girl who he can't remember. 

And then... Well, I won't spoil the ending for you.