August 20, 2008

The girl who silenced the world for 5 minutes

This may be the most amazing video I have ever seen! To think that this young girl has the wisdom, passion and confidence to speak to the Earth Summit during it's session in 1992, at the age of 12 is amazing in of itself, but the content of what she says is what we ALL need to hear and she says it straight up and in our faces.

Her name is Severn Cullis-Suzuki and she is 29 years old now. Here accomplishments listed in Wikipedia are amazing and she is still crusading for the planet.

This is a perfect wake up for all of us as the topic of global warming and the news media and politicians talking on a daily basis about our environment. I don't think anyone could put in better words that Severn did 16 years ago.

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