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Everyone Gets “Happy”

posted by Nell Minow

I love it when a song and video inspires tributes that pop up all over YouTube.  And Pharrell Williams’ “Happy,” an irresistible tune with a simple video of people dancing, has inspired people all over the world to do their own versions.

From the Czech Republic

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To Johannesburg, South Africa

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To Channai, India

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And Jerusalem, Israel

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To Lynchburg, Virginia

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From the Belgian Rugby team

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To the Milwaukee Panthers

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From Chicago Muslims

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To the Christian Faith Center

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Isn’t it great to see so many happy people!  If you’ve made a “Happy” video or just have one you like that I missed, let me know.



  • Sanford Sklansky

    Here is one more video from the Milwaukee Brewers. Don’t know if you know about Hak the dog. He is in a snippet of the video. Hank wandered on to the field during practice in spring training. He was adopted by one of the Brewer officials and is the new mascot for the Brewers. He has a dog house out in the bleacher area too. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lyi677lwdnE

    • Nell Minow

      Oh my goodness! I love that one! My dad is from Milwaukee and it is one of my favorite cities. Thanks so much for sharing.

      • Sanford Sklansky

        Glad you liked that. I wondered how long it took to do that video as it was done right after the season started. I was always under the impression your dad was born in Chicago. Once again I am mistaken about something. As a former FCC chairman I wonder how he feels about net neutrality.

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