Green River Star -

By Roger Alford

The grandmother who ate parrot


March 29, 2017

There’s the story about the three brothers who became very successful businessmen, and, wanting to do something grand for their 95-year-old grandmother, purchased her extravagant gifts.

The first bought her a huge multi-story house. The second bought her a brand new Mercedes. The third, knowing how much his grandmother loved reading the Bible and knowing she could no longer do so because of her poor vision, bought her a very expensive parrot that had been trained by monks over two decades to recite every single verse in the Old and New Testaments.

Then came Grandmother’s thank you notes...

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