The True Story of Rudolph (The Red Nosed Reindeer)


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This was emailed to me by a friend:

A man named Bob May, depressed and brokenhearted, stared out his drafty apartment window into the chilling December night. His 4-year-old daughter Barbara sat on his lap quietly sobbing. Bob’s wife, Evelyn, was dying of cancer.

Little Barbara couldn’t understand why her mommy could never come home. Barbara looked up into her dad’s eyes and asked, “Why isn’t Mommy just like everybody else’s Mommy?”

Bob’s jaw tightened and his eyes welled with tears. Her question brought waves of grief, but also of anger. It had been the story of Bob’s life. Life always had to be different for Bob. Small when he was a kid, Bob was often bullied by other boys. He was too little at the time to compete in sports. He was often called names he’d rather not remember.

From childhood, Bob was different and never seemed to fit…

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9 thoughts on “The True Story of Rudolph (The Red Nosed Reindeer)

  1. Michelle, Thank you very much for sharing this heartwarming and inspirational story. If it hadn’t been for your reblogging it, I may not have found it. I also have reblogged it, and linked back to this post: Best wishes to you for Christmas and the New Year. 🙂

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    1. Norah, Thank you for the reblog. It is a very heartwarming story. I hope your Christmas was filled with the love and warmth of family and friends. Best wishes for a happy and healthy New Year.

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