"Is it because it holds up your head?"


  


She replied, "No, it is because it can hold the head of a friend or loved one when they cry. Everybody needs a shoulder to cry on sometimes in life, my dear. I only hope that you have enough love and friends that you will have a shoulder to cry on when you need it."


  


Then and there I knew the most important body part is not a selfish one. It is sympathetic to the pain of others.


  


我母亲以前常常问我,身体中什么部位最重要。许多年来,我一直在猜测我所认为正


确的答案。



在我很小的时候,我认为声音对人类而言很重要,因此回答:“是耳朵,妈妈。”