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Posted 24-06-2009Reply

Life is a box of chocolates you never know what you're gonna get

Read the below story..........a very beautiful



It was the day of my son's XII results and I was so

tensed. I sat beside him while he logged on the

website with his registration no. "Ma", he screamed in

excitement," I scored 1191, with centum in 4 subjects.

I cant believe it. " I kinda became numb in my

excitement. My eyes became wet. I kissed him on his

forehead and smiled.

Soon we realized that he stood first in the state. Oh,

my joy knew no bounds when Reporters and media persons

soon swamped my house for interviews and photos. I was

so honored to join him in the snaps.

I wanted to call my "wrong-number-friend to tell him

the news......I was so excited. He was someone whom I

have known for more than 20 years.

I still do not remember when we became friends, but

certainly cannot forget the first day he called me

when I blasted him for giving me so many wrong

calls.....after that he had called up a week later

asking apology, for he had now got the right no of his

friend whom he wanted to talk to .We spoke for an hour

that day...even without knowing each other's names.

Though he kept pestering me to reveal my name I never

did and so he kept a name...Sweety. I used to get so

shy whenever he called me 'Sweety'. I was doing first

year of BSc. Maths then, and he was a Computer

Engineering student.

From then he used to call me very often . We almost

discussed everything ..

By the final year of my college, we probably we were

in love, but I had been cautious. I was in a dilemma

whether to tell him. But what if he was of a different

religion? Do I have the courage to talk to my parents

about it? ........all these questions ran through my


I decided I'll not talk to him thereafter. When he

called next time I lied to him I that I was going to

Delhi for my post graduation. He gave me his office

number and asked me to ring him up once I reach there.

I never called .......

A couple of months later my marriage got fixed with a

guy of my parent's choice. I was not happy but I did

not complain; rather accepted it as an obedient

daughter. At times I felt I missed my wrong- number-


My hubby was a moody person; I have hardly spent any

good time with him- but he was genuine indeed and

never bothered my personal space. After 2 years we had

a boy...Yet,I was not very happy with my married

life...One day I happened to browse through my diary

and found I still had my old friend's office phone no

that he had given me. I dialed it and spoke with him.

He said he was married and got a kid too. I was happy

for him though in the bottom of the heart I felt bad

that I could not marry him.

From then I used to occasionally call him on that

number. I never gave him mine as I felt that would put

me in trouble... And till today I almost shared

everything with him including my relationship with my I was so happy and I wanted to call


Just then I got a call. "Your husband met with an

accident and died on the spot"

I banged the phone down. I broke. I did not call my

friend.....I somehow started feeling guilty. I have

never tried to talk to him properly when he was alive

or moved close with him.... I felt I had been a bad


A couple of years passed and one day my son brought

home a Bengali girl and said they wanted to get

married. I got them married as I did not want my son

to go through what I did.

I decided to give my son his father's room and started

clearing it. There was a phone book. I gently opened

it to find, "Wrong no Sweety -26579785"

God always puts the right numbers together. Its we who

interpret it wrong!!!!!

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  Rated 0 | Posted 24-06-2009

Life is not only a box of chocolates it's full of unexpected incidents like the one which you have narrated Priyanka.If we get what we expect what is the difference between us and God.
Nice post Priyanka and thanks a lot for sharing.


Priya Picture
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  Rated 0 | Posted 24-06-2009

Hi Priyanka... I read this somewhere... but dont remember where... But its an awesome story :)

Pamela Picture
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  Rated +1 | Posted 29-06-2009

Nice posting Priyanka!!!!!!

Kamlakar Picture
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  Rated 0 | Posted 30-06-2009

Very Nice story Priyanka!

Keep Posting....!



Sonal Picture
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  Rated 0 | Posted 23-09-2009

superb post
thanks for sharing


Kalvath Picture
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  Rated 0 | Posted 29-12-2009

Thanks for Sharing


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