Sunday, June 08, 2008

Attn: Alana Taylor, You missed the Big Party! Via Reuters 6/6/08

Widow throws party to find place in heaven

PATNA, India (Reuters) - A rich 80-year-old Indian widow has spent
thousands of dollars on a feast for 100,000 people in the hope it would
please the gods and open the doors of heaven for her, local officials

People from surrounding villages and towns were fed lunch over two consecutive days by Phuljharia Kunwar, who lives in the eastern state of Bihar and has no family or relatives.

Kunwar spent $37,500 on the feast. Local officials