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October 8, 2007  

Hi MBBP Subscribers,  

Some of my long-term subscribers have asked me why I repeat some of my messages and "Take-a-Break" stories?

That’s a good question that deserves a good answer. 

There are three reasons:  

First, some of my long-term subscribers may have missed the initial email. 

Second, Our turnover rate is 400+ subscribers per month and at that rate 4800+ subscribers will be seeing the repeated email subject for the first time. 

And finally, any email message or "Take-a-Break" story that I repeat is considered well worth a second read by long-term subscribers. 

So, now that we have answered the question, let's take a break from the stress of the day and enjoy a "repeat" take-a-break story.

Have a nice day, and stay connected.

Bill Gaw
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One day, one of my friends hit a ball over the fence into my neighbor's yard. I jumped the fence to retrieve the ball that had landed up against Mr. and Mrs. Gorsky's house. When I stooped to pick up the ball, I could hear Mrs. Gorsky yelling at Mr. Gorsky, "Sex! You say you want sex! You'll get sex when the kid next door walks on the moon!"  


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