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It’s too far
    2007-08-15 13:16:13     CRIENGLISH.com

My mother often feeds pigeons in the park near her home in Portland, Maine.

One day, as she fed the growing flock surrounding her, a man came over to her.
一天,正当她喂着 身边越聚越多的鸽群时, 一个男人向她走去。

“While you're feeding perfectly good bread to the birds,”he told mother angrily,“there are people starving in Africa.”

Mother, one never to back down from a fight, looked him in the eye and said, “I'm sorry, but I can't throw that far!"

flock (禽畜等的)群
come over 过来
starve 饿得要死
back down 放弃原主张

(Source: zftrans.com)



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