WE ARE TOGETHER: THE CHILDREN OF AGAPE CHOIR celebrates the remarkable life-changing odyssey of orphaned, South African children who overcome hardship through love, community and music.
I watched this doc last night, well, around 3am or so, and I cried and I cried and I cried. (Did I mention that I cried?)
Their story moved me immensely. You might think that you wouldn't have a single thing in common with this family but as the story peels away, and it sounds so simple to say, but people really are the same all over the world.
I enjoy it when the stats roll away and the story can tell itself.
It wasn't long after 9/11, September 11, 2001, that I began this website. I felt compelled to connect with other people around the globe. I had recently heard about "weblogs" or "blogs" and I dove right into Blogger.com.
I searched for others to connect with online and I found Ageless. It led to meeting many great friends to discuss events of the day. From then on it snowballed.
Most importantly we offered one another support and friendship across the globe; finding that we were just a few keystrokes away.