Where you are in the world may influence your views on the above statement. It came from someone who is affluent but has seen his children suffer with ill health. Money to him therefore becomes secondary. Yet if your situation is on the border of subsistence an extra pound would make a world of difference. When faced with a personal disaster though we are all quick to note that money becomes an irrelevance compared to the wellbeing of loved ones.
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