“If you won $25,000,000 what would be the first thing you thought of?”
Almost immediately I said “pay off my debt”. "What next?" he asked. "Travel”, I said, " ... why do you ask?"
Apparently his first cousin in Atlanta won $25,000,000 in the lottery. Both he and his cousin are from a small village in North East Africa. There is no water in their village and they have to walk a day and a half to the closest water hole.
His cousin's first thought after winning the lottery ... now I can get water for the village.
Made me reflect on what a wonderful country Canada is and helped put life into perspective.
- Ian Graham