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On July 8, 2007, newspapers the world over carried the item about The New 7 Wonders of the World WHICH Were Announced AT the ‘Official’ Declaration ceremony In Lisbon, Portugal on Saturday, July 7 , 2007 --- 07.07.07. Bollywood’s Bipasha Basu was one of the

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On July 8, 2007, newspapers the world

over carried the item about

The New 7 Wondersof the World

WHICH Were Announced

AT the ‘Official’ Declaration ceremony

In Lisbon, Portugal on

Saturday, July 7, 2007 --- 07.07.07

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Bollywood’s Bipasha Basu was one of the

distinguished invitees.

The papperazi created another story about

Bipasha and

Portugal’s top footballer Ronaldo.

But that is another story.

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This presentation has two parts.

The first part lists these

new Seven Wonders of the World

[which, frankly, just showed the voting strength in the countries to which these Wonders belong]

Let us have a look at Part I

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Chichén Itzá, Mexico (7th place)

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Christ Redeemer, Brazil (6thplace)

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The Great Wall of China

[5th place]

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Machu Picchu, Peru(4th place)

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Petra, Jordan

(3rd place)

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The Roman Colloseum, Italy(2nd Place)

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The Taj Mahal, India (1st place)

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Part IIThree years ago, in a school in San Jose, California, a group of students were asked to list what they thought were the present "Seven Wonders of the World."

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there were some disagreements but those which received the most votes are
There were some disagreements,but those which received the most votes are:

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1.Egypt's Great Pyramids2. Taj Mahal3. Grand Canyon4. Panama Canal 5. Empire State Building 6. St. Peter's Basilica 7. China's Great Wall[Matches somewhat with what seniors like me had learnt in school.]

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While gathering the votes, the teacher noticed that one student, Lina, had not completed her voting-paper yet.

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She asked Lina if she was having trouble with her list. Lina replied, "Yes, a little. I couldn't quite make up my mindbecause there were so many."

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the teacher said well tell us what you have and maybe we can help
The teacher said, "Well, tell us what you have, and maybe we can help".

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lina hesitated a little and said i think the seven wonders of the world are
Lina hesitated a little and said: "I think the 'Seven Wonders of the World' are--

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1. To See...

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2. To Hear...

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3. To Touch...

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4. To Taste...

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5. To Feel...

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6. To Laugh...

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7. And to Love."

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The room was so quiet you could have heard a pin drop.The things we overlook as simple and ordinary and thatwe take for granted are truly wonderous!

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a gentle reminder
A gentle reminder --- -

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that the most precious things in life cannot be built by hand or bought by man
That the most precious things in life cannot be built by hand or bought by man.

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