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One hundred years from now, it will not matter what my bank account was, how big my house was, or what kind of car I drove. But the world may be a little better, because I was important in the life of a child.

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  • James Lehman
    James Lehman
    It is good to see this attributed to the correct name . Dr. Wicraft was a Scout Leader in the 1950's . Often, it is listed as that prolific writer "Anonymous". The above quote, while very inspirational in itself, is incorrect. It has been "corrected" to be made "gender neutral". The original essay is short and even more inspirational. It can be found here, and is worth the effort to read the original , in context and unedited : http://blog.scoutingmagazine.org/2014/12/11/forest-witcraft-quote-first-appeared-scouting-magazine/
    LikeReply 28 years ago

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Dentro de cien años, no importará cuál era mi cuenta bancaria, qué tan grande era mi casa o qué tipo de auto conducía. pero el mundo puede ser un poco mejor, porque fui importante en la vida de un niño.

dans cent ans, peu importe le montant de mon compte bancaire, la taille de ma maison ou le type de voiture que je conduisais. mais le monde peut être un peu meilleur, parce que j'étais important dans la vie d'un enfant.

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