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One clip that is gaining so much attention in YouTube (No, I am not talking about those sex video scandals.) is the “Funeral” Family television commercial that the National Family Council in Singapore released recently. 

It shows a moving eulogy of a wife for her late husband. When asked to share a few words for her dearly departed, she stepped up and said, “I am not going to sing praises for my late husband. Not today. Neither am I going to talk about how good he was. Enough people have done that here. Instead I want to talk about some things that would make some of you feel a bit uncomfortable.” Then she shared about her husband’s loud snoring and farting. Nervous laughter rippled through the funeral function room.

Then, trying to hold back tears, she shared how she came to appreciate it. “Towards the end of his life, when his illness was at its worst, these sounds indicated to me that my [husband] was still alive. And what I would give just to hear those sounds again before I sleep. …

Crowning Glory (Update)

Miss California Carrie Prejean stirred the proverbial hornet’s nest when she declared her personal, Christian conviction that she disagrees with same-sex marriage. It appears the hornets are still angrily buzzing and viciously biting. Right now there are threats of stripping her of her crown as Miss California. If that happens, eventually she would also lose her crown as the Miss USA 1st Runner Up and, if ever, a shot at the Miss Universe crown. Pageant officials are investigating Carrie for supposed violations of her contract. It is stipulated that she cannot make personal appearances and commercials or give interviews without permission from them. But she made televised appearances in her local church and on behalf of the National Organization for Marriage, a group opposing same-sex marriage. Lately, modeling photos of Carrie in lingerie taken while she was just a minor five years ago leaked in the internet. Now, officials are investigating whether this violates her contract where i…

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