Wednesday, April 19, 2006

One Red Paperclip = A Dream Come True (Almost)

Wow. Kyle has sure gone a long way since he posted on my blog last year. His dream of trading One Red Paperclip for a house is almost fulfilled. After a cross-continental trading trek involving a fish-shaped pen, a town named Yahk and the Web's astonishing ability to bestow celebrity, MacDonald is getting close. He's up to one year's free rent on a house in Phoenix. This, according to a recent report on CNN. Read the full news article here.

One red paperclip, something so small and seemingly insignificant, can bring you so much. Kyle shares his biggest lesson: If you say you're going to do something and you start to do it, and people enjoy it or respect it or are entertained by it, people will step up and help you.

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