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You can do it

posted by Deacon Greg Kandra

Check out this little film of a bird learning to fly, and don’t be surprised if you find yourself moved to tears.  This is all of us, isn’ t it?  

Learn To Fly from Christian Letruria on Vimeo.



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Fran Rossi Szpylczyn

posted October 12, 2009 at 8:24 pm


Oh it sure is, Deacon Greg, it sure is… beautiful and moving. You know where I was today, this really struck me and hit me hard.



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Greg Stone

posted October 13, 2009 at 5:53 pm


Fascinating.
When the “student” flapped frantically, the lesson was tough. The minute the student became still and glided, everything came together.



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Jacob Torbeck

posted October 16, 2009 at 4:54 pm


As if the images weren’t compelling enough, they had to go and use Sigur Ros’s Hoppipola. Truly moving.



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