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what is Love anyway?

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  • Mike helsher
    A group of professionals posed this question to a group of 4 to 8 year-olds...
    Message 1 of 1 , May 6, 2007
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      A group of professionals posed this question to a group of 4 to 8
      year-olds...



      >> > "When my grandmother got arthritis, she couldn't

      >> > bend over and paint her toenails anymore.

      >> >

      >> > So my grandfather does it for her all the time, even

      >> > when his hands got arthritis too. That's love."

      >> >

      >> > Rebecca- age 8

      >> >

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      >> > ---------------------------------

      >> >

      >> > "When someone loves you, the way they say your

      >> > name is different.

      >> > You just know that your name is safe in their

      >> > mouth."

      >> > Billy - age 4

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      >> > ---------------------------------

      >> >

      >> > "Love is when a girl puts on perfume and a boy

      >> > puts on shaving cologne and they go out and smell

      >> > each other."

      >> >

      >> > Karl - age 5

      >> >

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      >> > ---------------------------------

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      >> > "Love is when you go out to eat and give somebody

      >> > most of your French fries without making them give

      >> > you any of theirs."

      >> >

      >> > Chrissy - age 6

      >> >

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      >> > ---------------------------------

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      >> > "Love is what makes you smile when you're tired."

      >> >

      >> > Terri - age 4

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      >> > ---------------------------------

      >> >

      >> > "Love is when my mommy makes coffee for my daddy

      >> > and she takes a sip before giving it to him, to make

      >> > sure the taste is OK."

      >> >

      >> > Danny - age 7

      >> >

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      >> > ---------------------------------

      >> > "Love is when you kiss all the time Then when you

      >> > get tired of kissing, you still want to be together

      >> > and you talk more.

      >> > My Mommy and Daddy are like that. They look gross

      >> > when they kiss"

      >> >

      >> > Emily - age 8

      >> >

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      >> > ---------------------------------

      >> >

      >> > "Love is what's in the room with you at Christmas

      >> > if you stop opening presents and listen."

      >> >

      >> > Bobby - age 7

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      >> > ---------------------------------

      >> >

      >> > "If you want to learn to love better, you should

      >> > start with a friend who you hate,"

      >> >

      >> > Nikka - age 6

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      >> > "Love is when you tell a guy you like his shirt,

      >> > then he wears it everyday."

      >> >

      >> > Noelle - age 7

      >> >

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      >> > ---------------------------------

      >> >

      >> > "Love is like a little old woman and a little old

      >> > man who are still friends even after they know each

      >> > other so well."

      >> >

      >> > Tommy - age 6

      >> >

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      >> > ---------------------------------

      >> >

      >> > "During my piano recital, I was on a stage and ! I

      >> > was scared. I looked at all the people watching me

      >> > and saw my daddy waving and smiling.

      >> >

      >> > He was the only one doing that. I wasn't scared

      >> > anymore."

      >> >

      >> > Cindy - age 8

      >> >

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      >> > ---------------------------------

      >> >

      >> > "My mommy loves me more than anybody

      >> >

      >> > You don't see anyone else kissing me to sleep at

      >> > night."

      >> >

      >> > Clare - age 6

      >> >

      >> >

      >> >

      >> > ---------------------------------

      >> >

      >> > "Love is when Mommy gives Daddy the best piece of

      >> > chicken."

      >> >

      >> > Elaine-age 5

      >> >

      >> >

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      >> > ---------------------------------

      >> >

      >> > "Love is when Mommy sees Daddy smelly and sweaty

      >> > and still says he is handsomer than Robert Redford."

      >> >

      >> > Chris - age 7

      >> >

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      >> > ---------------------------------

      >> >

      >> > "Love is when your puppy licks your face even

      >> > after you left him alone all day."

      >> >

      >> > Mary Ann - age 4

      >> >

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      >> > ---------------------------------

      >> >

      >> > "I know my older sister loves me because she gives

      >> > me all her old clothes and has to go out and buy new

      >> > ones."

      >> >

      >> > Lauren - age 4

      >> >

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      >> > ---------------------------------

      >> >

      >> > "When you love somebody, your eyelashes go up and

      >> > down and little stars come out of you." (what an

      >> > image)

      >> >

      >> > Karen - age 7

      >> >

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      >> > ---------------------------------

      >> >

      >> > Love is when Mommy sees Daddy on the toilet and she

      >> > doesn't think it's gross."

      >> >

      >> > Mark - age 6

      >> >

      >> >

      >> >

      >> > ---------------------------------

      >> >

      >> > "You really shouldn't say 'I love you' unless you

      >> > mean it. But if you mean it, you should say it a

      >> > lot. People forget."

      >> >

      >> > Jessica - age 8

      >> >

      >> >

      >> >

      >> > ---------------------------------

      >> >

      >> > And the final one -- Author and lecturer Leo

      >> > Buscaglia once talked about a contest he was asked

      >> > to judge.

      >> >

      >> > The purpose of the contest was to find the most

      >> > caring child.

      >> >

      >> > The winner was a four year old child whose next
      >> > door neighbor was an elderly gentleman who had

      >> > recently lost his wife.

      >> >

      >> > Upon seeing the man cry, the little boy went into
      >> > the old gentleman's yard, climbed onto his lap, and

      >> > just sat there.

      >> >

      >> > When his Mother asked what he had said to the

      >> > neighbor, the little boy said,

      >> > Nothing, I just helped him cry"
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