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Another brilliant T-mobile ad

From the people who brought you that delightful dance in a Liverpool train station comes this exuberant and joyful medley at Heathrow airport. (If you’re keeping track, the most famous of these “flash mob” encounters is undoubtedly the “Do Re Mi” in Antwerp.  Nearly 20 million YouTube hits and counting.)

Think flying has become a nightmare? This may change your mind.  It’s just plain (plane?) great!  (And: am I the only one who thinks this is a sneak preview of heaven?  Who wouldn’t love to get a welcome like THIS?)


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posted November 17, 2010 at 9:16 am

Thanks for posting this ad. Very touching and encouraging. Indeed, life is good. Life is joy!

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posted November 17, 2010 at 9:28 am

I just want a great big snuggly hug from God. :) The singing’s cool, but I would rather the hug!

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Momma bear

posted November 17, 2010 at 11:12 am

Can’t wait for my son to come home from college! Yeah for something positive on TV!

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Ryan Haber

posted November 17, 2010 at 3:23 pm

I make a game sometimes out of finding sneak previews of heaven! Heaven is the most underconsidered and underappreciated thing ever. Thanks for sharing.

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posted November 17, 2010 at 4:31 pm

Really cool and just plain FUN! Thanks for posting, Deacon.

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posted November 17, 2010 at 4:37 pm

I imagine God likes these too. Thanks for the fun.

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posted November 17, 2010 at 6:15 pm

And in one of the busiest stations in the City! (Liverpool Street is actually a major hub in north-east London proper.) Lots of people flew out of Stansted on an additional flight of endorphins.

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posted November 17, 2010 at 6:33 pm

The very fact so many people across sexes and classes surprised, moved, smile broadly and are tearful are testimony to what novelty has love and goodness been reduced to in our daily life. If only everyday we could love and welcome each other thus!

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posted November 23, 2010 at 10:09 am

Hi Deacon Greg!
We came across this ad for the first time on your website, and loved it so much that we mentioned it on our blog ( too! (of course, we gave you the credit!).
Thanks for posting this; it made our day!

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