Ang Tito Edgar ni Gabby ay yumaman dahil sa sipag at tiyaga. Nagtagumpay itong palaguin ang pagawaan nito ng sapatos, £ nakabili ito ng magagarang sasakyan, napag-aral nito ang mga anak sa magagandang eskuwlehan. Nakapagpatayo rin ito ng malaking
bahay na may malaking swimming pool.
Tuwang-tuwa si Gabby kapag lumalangoy siya sa swimming pool. Pero dumating ang araw na nawala ang tubig sa pool. Nawala rin ang malaking bahay, ang pagawaan ng sapatos, pati ang magagarang sasakyan.
Alamin sa kuwentong ito ang tungkol sa isang bisyo na dapat itakwil, at kung paano nito inuubos ang yaman ng isang tao.
Gabby's Uncle Edgar became rich because of diligence and patience. He succeeded in making his shoe factory flourish, he was able to buy luxury cars, he managed to send his children to good school. He was also able to build a big house with a large swimming pool.
Gabby was extremely delighted whenever he swam in the swimming pool. But the day came when the water in the pool vanished. Also gone were the big house, the shoe factory, and even the luxury cars.
Find out in this story about a vice that should be cast away, and how it consumes one's wealth.