This Story, bar none, is one of my favorite all time examples of how God’s wit far surpasses people’s deviant ways. The Powers which Rules our Universe are absolutely the ‘Best’ stand-up Comediennes. Check this out!
In 1965, without any steady income and at age 90 years and, with no heirs, Mme. Jeanne Calment was forced to sign a deal to sell her apartment she lived in for decades, to lawyer Raffray, based on a sort of ‘Reverse Mortgage‘. The agreement was contingency based and devised by Monsieur Raffray. Mr. Raffray, then aged 47 years, agreed to pay Mme. Calment, a monthly sum of 2,500 francs until Mme. Calment’s death. Raffray figured on Mme. Calment, maybe having a few years left to live. But, as fate would have it, Raffray ended up paying Calment the equivalent of more than $180,000, which was more than double the apartment’s value. After Raffray’s death from cancer at the age of 77, in 1995, his widow continued the payments of Mme. Calment’s Agreement with her Husband until the Death of Mme. Calment, at the tender age of 122 years old in 1997. Hummm …!
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