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HCPPA (NSW) OFFICE BEARERS 2007 – 2008 Contact Details


Vice Patrons

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Name Mr. N. Karunakaran Mr. P. Elango Mr. K. Kaneshalingam Mr. K. Paskarajothy Mr. S. Gnanasundaram Mr. G. Thirukumaran Mr. V. Sugumar Mr. S. Subenthiran Mr. B. Selvananthan Mr. A. Srikumar Mr. S. Yoganathan Mr. A. Muruganantham Dr. B. Kannan

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Abraham Lincoln made 'Shoe Making', an Art, a Creativity

On the first day, as President, Abraham Lincoln entered to give his inaugural address, just in the middle, one man stood up. He was a rich aristocrat.

He said, "Mr. Lincoln, you should not forget that your father used to make shoes for my family". And the whole senate laughed; they thought they had made a fool of Abraham Lincoln.

But Lincoln - and that type of people are made of a totally different mettle. Lincoln looked at the man and said, "Sir I know that my father used to make shoes in your house for your family, and there will be many other here... because the way he made shoes; nobody else can. He was a creator. His shoes were not just shoes, he poured his whole soul in it. I want to ask you, have you any complaint? Because I know how to make shoes myself; if you have any complaint I can make another pair of shoes. But as far as I know, nobody has ever complained about my father's shoes. He was genius, a great creator and I am proud of my father".

The whole Senate was struck dumb. They could not understand what kind of a man Abraham Lincoln was. He had made the 'Shoe Making', an art, a creativity. And he was proud because his father did the job so well that not even a single complaint had ever been heard.

It does not matter what you do. What matters is how you do it - of your own accord, with your own vision, with your own love. Then whatever you touch becomes gold.

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