A married couple was in a terrible accident where the woman's
face was severely burned. The doctor told the husband that
they couldn't graft any skin from her body because she was
So the husband offered to donate some of his own skin.
However, the only skin on his body that the doctor felt was
suitable would have to come from his buttocks. The husband
and wife agreed that they would tell no one about where the
skin came from, and requested that the doctor also honor
their secret. After all, this was a very delicate matter.
After the surgery was completed, everyone was astounded
at the woman's new beauty. She looked more beautiful
than she ever had before! All her friends and relatives just
went on and on about her youthful beauty!
One day, she was alone with her husband, and she was
overcome with emotion at his sacrifice. She said,
"Dear, I just want to thank you for everything you did for me.
There is no way I could ever repay you."
"My darling," he replied, "think nothing of it. I get all the thanks
I need every time I see your mother kiss you on the cheek."