Heartwarming story on you tube = Christian the Lion _ Unbelieveable

Discussion in 'The Watercooler' started by tryinghard, Jul 9, 2008.

  1. tryinghard

    tryinghard New Member

    Be sure to go to Snopes to get 'the rest of the story' after you watch the video. Very interesting!!!


    'Snopes' says this is true - it's unbelievable!

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    http://www.snopes.com/photos/animals/christian.asp


     
  2. mstang67chic

    mstang67chic Going Green

    That's absolutely amazing!!! *wipes tears from my eyes*
     
  3. flutterbee

    flutterbee Guest

    That gave me goosebumps and made me cry.

    Thank you for sharing.
     
  4. tryinghard

    tryinghard New Member

    I am an animal lover and it made me cry too. It touched my heart
     
  5. Abbey

    Abbey Spork Queen

    Ok. Add me to the list of those that cried.

    Abbey
     
  6. Abbey

    Abbey Spork Queen

    I just watched a second time and realized those were two GUYS. I thought one was a woman. Still teary eyed, though.

    Abbey
     
  7. Marguerite

    Marguerite Active Member

    It IS a true story. I remember reading the book when it first came out and I think I remember seeing a TV documentary? Not sure...

    And the female-looking bloke with long hair was fairly typical for the times back then.

    Marg
     
  8. Lothlorien

    Lothlorien Active Member Staff Member

    Very, very touching.
     
  9. katya02

    katya02 Solace

    Ok, I cried too. What a video. What a story.
     
  10. Star*

    Star* call 911........call 911

    1st I want to know how much is 250 Guineas in American???

    Then I want to hug both those men for doing the right thing with a mighty lion. See? You can turn out okay if you are raised by two same sex parents. Lion even got a wife.
     
  11. tryinghard

    tryinghard New Member

    Oh Star, you just made me laugh so hard.....
     
  12. Abbey

    Abbey Spork Queen

    http://www.fatheroflions.org/GeorgeAdamson_Photos_p.1.html

    If you take some time to read and look through the photos of this man who took Christian...it's amazing. I would SOOO love to meet this person, although he has passed. What an incredible life that you do something that you are passionate about.

    Abbey
     
  13. Lothlorien

    Lothlorien Active Member Staff Member

    Ok, I'm obsessed with this now. I just ordered Born Free from the Library, but they don't have the Christian the Lion. They have it on Ebay and Amazon for $15, though. I'll think about it.
     
  14. How heartwarming!
     
  15. 4sumrzn

    4sumrzn New Member

    So very glad I have my glasses on instead of the contacts. WOW! Think I'll watch it again just to use up the last 2 tissues. Amazing!!!!!!!
     
  16. tryinghard

    tryinghard New Member

    I have watched it 15 times and have cried every time. It is just so heartwarming and amazing to me.

    I am glad you all have enjoyed it.
     
  17. Hound dog

    Hound dog Nana's are Beautiful

    I haven't blubbered like a baby in quite a while.

    That was truely wonderful.
     
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