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Jun

## Forrest Gump goes to heaven…

Forest Gump Goes to Heaven…

The day finally arrived: Forest Gump dies and goes to Heaven. He is met at the Pearly Gates by Saint Peter himself. The gates are closed, however, and Forest approaches the gatekeeper.

Saint Peter says, Well, Forest, its certainly good to see you. We have heard a lot about you. I must inform you that the place is filling up fast, and weve been administering an entrance examination for everyone. The tests are fairly short, but you need to pass before you can get into Heaven.

Forest responds, It shore is good to be here Saint Peter. I was looking forward to this. Nobody ever told me about any entrance exams. Shore hope the test aint too hard; life was a big enough test as it was.

Saint Peter goes on, Yes, I know Forest. But, the test I have for you is only three questions. Here is the first: What days of the week begin with the letter T? Second, how many seconds are there in a year? Third, what is Gods first name?

Forest goes away to think the questions over. He returns the next day and goes up to Saint Peter to try to answer the exam questions.

Saint Peter waves him up and asks, Now that you have had a chance to think the questions over, tell me your answers.

Forest says, Well, the first one, -how many days of the week begin with the letter T? Shucks, that ones easy; thatd be Today and Tomorrow! The saints eyes open wide and he exclaims, Forest! Thats not what I was thinking, but … you do have a point though, and I guess I didnt specify, so I give you credit for that answer.

How about the next one says Saint Peter, how many seconds in a year?

Now that ones harder, says Forest. But, I thunk and thunk about that, and I guess the only answer can be twelve.

Astounded, Saint Peter says, Twelve! Twelve! Forest, how in Heavens name could you come up with twelve seconds in a year?

Forest says, Shucks, there gotta be twelve: January second, February second, March second….. Hold it, interrupts Saint Peter. I see where youre going with it. And I guess I see your point, though that wasnt quite what I had in mind. Ill give you credit for that one too.

Lets go on with the next and final question, says Saint Peter, Can you tell me Gods first name?

Forest says, Well shore, I know Gods first name. Everbody probly knows it. Its Howard.

Howard? asks Saint Peter. What makes you think its Howard?

Forest answers, Its in the prayer.

The prayer? asks Saint Peter, Which prayer?

The Lords Prayer, responds Forest: Our Father, Howard be thy name….