Make a Difference

There is a video narrated by Liam Neeson on Live8. Various renowned artists clothed in white, snapping their fingers once, every three seconds. Every snap of a finger signifies a child’s life snuffed out by hunger.

A child dies completely unnecessarily as a result of extreme proverty every 3 seconds.

There we go.

Thats another one.

Somebody’s daughter.

Somebody’s son.

The thing is — all these deaths are avoidable.

There is another video, this one of children living in the streets of Africa. Norah Jones sings quietly in the background.

Eyes wide open
Always hoping for the sun
And she’ll sing her song to anyone
That comes along . . .
Fragile as a leaf in autumn
Just fallin’ to the ground
Without a sound . . .
Spinning, laughing, dancing to her
Favorite song
A little girl with nothing wrong
And she’s all alone . . .

2yearsold

I used to think there was nothing I could do to help. As it turns out, there is.

Please visit this site:
Live8-The Long Walk to Justice.

Sign the Live8 list.

Upload your face.

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Sometimes it falls upon a generation to be great. You can be that generation.
—Nelson Mandela




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4 thoughts on “Live8

  1. Hello Bambit! Thanks for this bit of news! I have seen the Live8 logo on blogger but it’s only now that I have read about it. I’ll read more about it and post this in my blog as well. We need all the help we can get.

  2. Have a banner up.
    Have sent many emails to the Prime minister.
    Have uploaded my picture…haha.
    the only thing is..
    I didn’t order a band to wear for that day. I may have to use a white yarn instead.
    Continue to support.

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