He found his first penny that was lying on the ground 45 years ago and kept it the hole time. This penny was like a reminder for him to pray and say thanks for the things he had in his life. He made himself believe that every penny that was trown away and appeared on the ground in front of him was a reason to be thankful. He is 73 years old and although he forgets to pray, these pennies reminded him to do so.
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