In 1736 I lost one of my sons a fine boy of four years old by the small-pox taken in the common way I long regretted bitterly and still regret that I had not given it to him by inoculation1 This I mention for the sake of parents who omit that operation on the supposition that they should never forgive themselves if the child died under it my example showing that the regret may be the same either way and that therefore the safer should be chosen roisinlikesbooks micdotcom 222 years later Benjamin Franklin’s message about vaccination matters more than ever This is as close as you’re gonna get to a dead ancestor appearing in the sky and telling you to get your shit together Meme

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