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Published:June 22nd, 2016 16:41 EST
It's Only $750,000

It's Only $750,000

By Ed Roberts

 

$750,000

 

You find out

A person has cancer

There is a treatment available

But it costs $750,000

 

You stop

And try and wrap your head

Around this number

 

If you saved every paycheck you make

You could pay this off

 

In the next 20 years

 

Again

You stop

 

For $750,000

You can feed 100 people

For a year

 

For $750,000

You could build 10 houses

 

For $750,000

You could buy

30 cars

 

Hell

For $750,000

You can even buy a small yacht

 

Yes

All of these things

You can buy

For $750,000

 

To some

It really seems like an easy decision

 

Until you once again stop

And think

 

And realize

 

That this one single person

 

The one that you could save

 

Is your only child

 

Ed Roberts

www.edrobertspoetry.com

 

This is not just an arbitrary dollar amount; I know a set of parents who faced this dilemma. For far too many around the world, there is actually no choice at all except to accept an unimaginable loss.