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In fight against cancer, 5,000
sing ´Clouds´ at Mall of America

Star-Tribune [Minneapolis, MN], by Joy Powell

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Posted By:SnowQueen, 12/6/2013 8:32:28 AM

“And we’ll go up, up, up, but I’ll fly a little higher,” 10-year-old Zachary Le, of Brooklyn Park, sang along with others from his school, from other schools, churches and groups, along with individuals and families. Le’s voice was among thousands who sang “Clouds” in the Mall of America’s rotunda Thursday evening. The song was written by Zach Sobiech, an 18-year-old Lakeland teen who died of cancer in May.

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Now THIS is how you honor the memory of a truly valiant young man. I can´t watch the video without weeping.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: raphaela, 12/6/2013 9:49:20 AM     (No. 9642748)

Love that song and the story of this brave young man.

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In fight against cancer, 5,000
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Posted By: SnowQueen- 12/6/2013 8:32:28 AM     Post Reply
“And we’ll go up, up, up, but I’ll fly a little higher,” 10-year-old Zachary Le, of Brooklyn Park, sang along with others from his school, from other schools, churches and groups, along with individuals and families. Le’s voice was among thousands who sang “Clouds” in the Mall of America’s rotunda Thursday evening. The song was written by Zach Sobiech, an 18-year-old Lakeland teen who died of cancer in May.

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Russell Means never shunned attention. Whether leading Native Americans in railing against broken federal treaties, appearing in a Hollywood blockbuster or advocating a sovereign American Indian nation within U.S. borders, the activist who helped lead the 1973 uprising at Wounded Knee reveled in the spotlight. But it was only on his terms. Openly critical of mainstream media, the onetime leader of the American Indian Movement often refused interviews and verbally blasted journalists who showed up to cover his public appearances.
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