A man receives a free ticket to the
Super Bowl from his company. Unfortunately, when he arrives at the stadium he
realizes the seat is in the last row in the corner of the stadium-he is
to the Goodyear Blimp than the field.
About halfway through the first
quarter he notices an empty seat 10 rows off the field right on the 50 yard
line. He decides to take a chance and makes his way through the
stadium and around the security guards to the empty seat. As he sits
he asks the gentleman sitting next to him,
"Excuse me, is anyone
sitting here?" The man replies no. Now, very excited to be in
great seat for the game, he again inquires of the man next to him,
"This is incredible!
"Who in their right mind would have a
like this at the Super Bowl and not use it?"
The man replies,
"Well, actually, the seat belongs to me. I was supposed to come
my wife, but she passed away. This is the first Super Bowl we
been together at since we got married in 1967."
terribly sad. But still, couldn't you find someone to take the
A relative or close friend?"
"No," the man replied,
"they're all at the funeral."