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World Humanitarian Day

One of the wisest people on the planet is under 5 feet tall and under 10 years old.  Although his birth name is Robby, he is better known worldwide as “Kid President”. A few things that are amazing about this young man:  although he has what is commonly known as Brittle Bone disease which has caused over 7o breaks since birth; not only does he keep on keepin’ on, but he lives an active life that includes running and dancing.  He is also clever and outspoken about all kinds of things, most especially ways to make the world a better place.


I’ve written about him before, but love to hear about new things he is up to. I just watched a brief You Tube video that his brother in-law Brad shot for Soul Pancake which is  Rainn Wilson’s creative baby. In it, Robby tells us about World Humanitarian Day which is coming up this Monday 8/19/2013.

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<p>28: You were made to be awesome - Kid President</p><br />
<p>That’s right, doll face, you were made to be awesome. Even though there are days when you don’t…</p><br />
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“Every year  on August 19th we mark World Humanitarian Day in honour of aid workers, who have  lost their lives in the line of duty. We commemorate their sacrifice and  reaffirm our commitment to the lifesaving work that humanitarians carry out  around the world every day, often in difficult and dangerous circumstances, where  others cannot or do not want to go. This  year our World Humanitarian Day campaign is calling on people to answer a  question: ‘What do you think the world needs more of?”-Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon


Hmm….I have a long list, which includes


A sense of belonging to a global family

Healthy food and water





Freedom from violence

A safe way to express emotions

Rec0gnition of unique gifts and talents

Breaking the cycle of abuse

Respect for the planet

Recovery from addiction

Honoring each other




I agree with Kid President that the world needs more laughter and HUGS! Kid President on World Humanitarian Day


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