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Two youngsters regularly went hunting for animals in the nearby jungle. Once they hired a plane and went into the jungle. After a long wait both of them caught an ox each and pulled the carcass to the plane to get back home.

When the reached the plane the pilot said they could not take the oxen on board and the plane cannot handle too much weight. So the youngsters told the pilot “We had similar oxen the last time we came into the jungle and the other pilot allowed us to carry the carcass on board.” The pilot agreed to board them along with their oxen and they were on their way. A few minutes after take-off, the plane crashed. Coming out of the debris one of them asked the other “Where are we?” The other replied “Just a few meters away from the place where we fell last time.”

(This story was retold by a writer recently in an article on self-improvement.)


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