Michael Jackson Song Played At Cafe Siege Memorial Site

Source: Au.News.Yahoo | Edited By – All Things Michael

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A Sydney man is playing the music of Michael Jackson’s Heal The World at the site of the recent cafe siege in the CBD.

The man, identified on Twitter as “Josh from Parramatta” brought a small sound system to the area outside the Lindt Cafe in Martin Place on Wednesday .

He played the song at the site where flowers were being placed as a memorial to the two people who were killed in Tuesday’s siege.

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Poverty And The Plight Of Children Living With HIV

Sources: Ghana Web – By Joseph Ziem | Edited By – All Things Michael

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Living with HIV, medical doctors say, should be seen as living with any other medical condition or illness that has effective treatment but no cure for it. Doctors will always advise patients to take their medications alongside with nutritious meals in order to ensure that the body respond to effective treatment.

Unfortunately, it is a matter of life and death for many people living with conditions such as HIV or AIDS when they are unable to come by food to take their antiretroviral drugs prescribed for them by a medical doctor. Such is the plight of many children living with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) particularly, 11 year old Sarah from Aworowa, a suburb of Techiman North District in the Brong-Ahafo Region of Ghana.

Sarah lost both parents when she was just about 5 years old. She is a class three pupil and currently being cared for by her aged aunt, Auntie Akua, who only subsist through peasant farming.

Auntie Akua told this writer, that her niece Sarah was brought into her home as soon as her mum and dad passed away. Not too long after Sarah had come to stay with her, she started falling sick. “Everybody in the family thought Sarah was a witch. She was taken to prayer camps and at one prayer camp, the man of God told us Sarah was a witch”, Auntie Akua disclosed.

Sarah’s condition, according to auntie Akua, started getting worse by the day even though the so called man of God is believed to have cast out the witchcraft. “Eventually, I decided to take her to the Holy Family Hospital in Techiman where she was diagnosed of HIV. This was in 2012”, she recalled.

As narrated by Auntie Akua, ever since Sarah was diagnosed of HIV, she has been on medication and her condition has improved fairly well as compared to when she was not yet diagnosed of the virus. But, lack of money and food at times, makes Sarah to skip her medication because the drugs are so potent and ought to be taken with nutritious food.

“I need help from the public. I wish someone more capable than me could adopt Sarah or come to our aid with sufficient support to enable me take very good care of her”, Auntie Akua pleads.

Sarah also told this writer, she is interested in schooling but due to frequent attacks by opportunistic infections such as diarrhoea, body pains, pneumonia, pulmonary tuberculosis and among others, she sometimes skip school.

Simon Mensah, a social worker at the Holy Family Hospital who takes serious interest in children living with HIV, bemoaned the poor welfare of such children in the Techiman Municipality. He told this writer in an interview, that his department has put together 36 adolescents as a solidarity group. These adolescents, he said, are between the ages of 11 and 22 who periodically come to the hospital for their antiretroviral drugs.

Mr. Mensah, however, emphasised that, most of these adolescents contracted HIV through mother-to-child transmission and most of them have lost one parent or both mother and father. “There are additional 52 children (0-10 years) and their mothers living with HIV who are also put together as another solidarity group”, he noted.

“As a social worker, their welfare is my concern. Most of them are orphans and how to get food to eat or money to seek medical care when they’re sick is a huge challenge for them. Even when their drugs finish and they have to come to the hospital for more drugs, it becomes a problem.

“A worst case scenario is what Sarah is going through as an orphan. Her auntie is old and weak and can’t afford everything that she needs as a child living with the virus. Mostly, she has to walk about 4 miles in and out from Aworowa to the hospital every month for her drugs when they finish. This is because, she doesn’t have GH¢3.00 (US$1 dollar) to board a taxi.” Mr. Mensah said.
But for the intervention of two medical doctors, Dr. Jacqueline and Dr. Ursula and the HIV Coordinator who work at the Holy Family Hospital, Mr. Mensah said, the conditions of these children perhaps would have been nothing to write home about.

“I meet with all these children every quarter for us to discuss ways to fight stigma, avoid cross infection, adhering to proper treatment schedules and eating well to be healthy. Thanks to Dr. Jacqueline and Dr. Ursula and the HIV Coordinator who have since 2013 taken it upon themselves to provide them with snack and refreshment whenever we meet and also transportation for some of them who are not able to afford transportation”, he acknowledged.

Despite the challenges confronting these children, checks by this writer suggest a few of them like Sarah are in school. Unfortunately, they do not know their fate yet and are most likely to end up like some of their colleagues who completed junior high school but could not progress due to financial difficulty.

Mr. Mensah is therefore appealing to well-meaning Ghanaians, corporate institutions and philanthropists to come to the aid of the children. “We need to help these young ones to learn some skills like hairdressing, sewing, soap making, basic ICT and among others. This will enable them to become independent in future when they are assisted to establish their own businesses and settle down.”

“Some of the young girls in their teens and above have shown signs of being sexually active and want to go into relationship. They sometimes ask me whether it is possible for them to get men who are also HIV positive and willing to marry them. At least for them, this will ease the financial burden they’re going through in life.

“This is a challenge for me to deal with since they see me as their source of hope…..as a father. I just have to continue counselling them and discourage them to dispel the notion of going into relationship now since they’re likely to get pregnant, contract other STIs or infect other people who may not have the virus. I have to always try to meet their needs each time any of them need something”, Mr. Mensah disclosed.

According to the Ghana AIDS Commission, the national HIV prevalence in 2013 was 1.3 percent. An estimated 224, 488 persons made up of 189, 931 adults and 34, 557 children (15 percent) are living with HIV in Ghana. There were 7, 812 new infections; 2, 407 in children from 0-14 years and 5, 405 in adults. There were 10, 074 AIDS deaths being 2, 248 in Children from 0-14 years, and 7, 826 adults. The estimated number of children orphaned by AIDS is 184, 168.

The UNAIDS also indicates that, the number of new HIV infections has declined globally by 21 percent since the estimated peak of the epidemic in 1997. Currently, 35.3 million people are living with HIV worldwide and 47 percent of people living with HIV worldwide are women. In 2012, 260, 000 new HIV infections were detected among children and 95 percent are in low and middle-income countries including Ghana.

The global theme for this year’s World AIDS Day on December 1st was “Getting to Zero.” Ghana chose the sub-theme: “Ghana towards an HIV free generation through prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, safe sex and stigma reduction.”

Getting to zero according to the Ghana AIDS Commission, means that as many Ghanaians as possible must know their HIV status. Persons living with HIV must be on effective and uninterrupted treatment.

As a nation, “we must work together to close the gap between people who need treatment and those who are currently on treatment. We must reach out to the more vulnerable populations with targeted HIV prevention and care services in an environment free of HIV related stigma and discrimination. Above all we must reduce AIDS related deaths” it said in a statement issued in November.

Pop music legends Michael Jackson (R.I.P) and Lionel Richie in their 1985 charity song titled “We’re The World” said: “There comes a time when we hear a certain call that the world must come together as one. There are people dying and it is time to lend a hand to life, the greatest gift of all. We cannot go on pretending day by day, that someone somewhere will soon make a change. We are all a part of God’s great big family and the truth; you know love is all we need”.

As a voice of change, I travelled all the way from Tamale which is my official post as correspondent of The Daily Dispatch to Techiman, when I heard about the plight of these children, to do this story. For me, that is how I can contribute to helping these children. How about you that is reading this article? Please, if you have any form of support, kindly call Mr. Mensah Simon, Social Worker, Holy Family Hospital Techiman on telephone number 0509111772, or via email hfhtechiman@yahoo.co.uk and show your love. No amount of aid is small. On behalf of the children, I say thanks for your support.

Joseph Ziem
Development Journalist
The Daily Dispatch Newspaper, Ghana

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Young Man Believes Music Can Heal The World

Sources: News Blaze | Picture By – lsesu.tumblr | Edited By – All Things Michael

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Brilliant minds throughout the universe are all around us. Today more than ever, young minds are embracing the technology age in Silicon Valley in various technical fields.

There are, however, those who are less fortunate, perhaps because of a broken family experience, or the lack of education that may have given them a bad break in life.

Then there are those individuals who have compassion to help those people through their own profession, whether it be music, finance, real estate, or any other business.

Dave Mesirow, a young man who resides in Playa del Rey, California, believes in music healing individuals while visualizing peace and compassion in the world. A graduate of Washington University in St. Louis, with a major in psychology, he shares his thoughts about healing the planet. “I believe we as a society should solve the situations on global hunger and poverty as well as homelessness. I speak out about these issues whenever I get a chance, and even though horrible things happen in the world, it is best to have an optimistic and problem-solving attitude,” he states.

Mr. Mesirow studied music since he was 10. He listened to The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Bob Marley, Bob Dylan, Simon and Garfunkel and Michael Jackson to name a few. With many hours of rehearsal, he wrote compelling messages. Together with his music and philosophy, he started to speak to select groups of people that he felt would want to make a change for a more peaceful and compassionate society.

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“I use music as an approach for my life personally – my life isn’t perfect – so I have to bank on my strengths and do the best I can while learning from and overcoming my weaknesses. Getting down on myself is not going to do me or anyone else any good. So if I make a mistake, I either try to forget about it or use it as a learning experience, but then I move on and try to do the best I can. It’s a one-day-at-a-time attitude.”

I think we should apply this can-do, optimistic attitude to society as well. We should be less combative with people with whom we disagree, try to bridge gaps in ideology, and try to find common ground. It may be harder than it sounds, but it is possible. Again, it’s one step at a time,” he says.

“I am in the process now of producing a song called ‘Better the World,’ which hints at what we can do together as a society, if we work together toward solving common goals. Instead of being divided by our differences, we should recognize each other’s differences and see that they may actually be strengths. We should also be looking at our similarities and what we can get done together.”

Visit Dave Mesirow by logging onto www.mezzymusic.com and facebook.com/mezzymusic.

 

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World AIDS Day: Songs About Those Gone Too Soon

Source: All Things Michael

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Things have changed drastically since the world first heard of AIDS. We understand so much more about the condition, but despite many scientific advances and laws to protect people living with HIV, some still do not know the facts about how to protect themselves and others from HIV. Stigma and discrimination remain a reality for many people living with HIV. World AIDS Day is important as it reminds the public that HIV has not gone away – there is still a vital need to raise money, increase awareness, fight prejudice and improve education.

World AIDS Day is held on 1 December each year and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died. World AIDS Day was the first ever global health day and the first one was held in 1988.

Around 100,000 are currently living with HIV in the UK and globally an estimated 34 million people have HIV. More than 35 million people have died from the virus, making it one of the most destructive pandemics in history.

Many have lost loved ones in this fight. It doesn’t matter if you are rich or poor. Some names and faces have never been known, while there are some famous names who have died from AIDS such as Freddie Mercury, Rock Hudson, Anthony Perkins, Amanda Blake, Robert Reed and of course the face of AIDS, Ryan White.

To commemorate World AIDS Day, here are some songs that were written for or inspired by someone with HIV or who lost the fight with AIDS.

“Gone Too Soon” – Michael Jackson 

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Although composed and written in 1983 by Larry Grossman and Buz Kohan, the song was popularized by Michael Jackson as a dedication to his beloved friend Ryan White, who’s battle with AID gained world-wide attention. Ryan became the poster child for this disease after he was banned from his school because of the fear of his illness. Michael befriended Ryan and supported his family with his love and friendship. The song was first released on December 1, 1993, on World AIDS day after Ryan’s death in 1990.  Michael performed the song in memory of Ryan at President Clinton’s inauguration for AIDS awareness and funding. The song has also been dedicated to Princess Diana after her death and to Michael himself.

“Together Again” – Janet Jackson

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According to the liner notes of her 1997 album The Velvet Rope, this song was inspired by a friend Janet lost to AIDS and as well as a piece of fan mail she received from a young boy in England who had lost his father. Janet has performed this song on all of her tours since then.

“One Sweet Day” – Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men

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Released in 1995, this song was written by Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men. The song is about losing a loved one, and eventually seeing them, once again, in heaven one day, and how the protagonist took their presence for granted and misses them. Both Carey and Boyz II Men wrote the song about specific people in their lives to include sufferers of the AIDS epidemic so globally prevalent at the time.

“The Last Song” – Elton John

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The One was written by John and Bernie Taupin about an estranged father who returns to his see his gay son, who is dying of AIDS. The song is the second single from Elton’s, 1992 album The One.  The song was used during a closing montage featuring people who died of AIDS at the end of the 1993 film, “And The Band Played On.”

“The Last Song” marked the first of John’s American singles to benefit his AIDS foundation. Taupin faxed the lyrics to him in Paris, shortly after Freddie Mercury died. “I was crying all the time as I wrote the music”, John told The Advocate, “and it was very hard for me to sing it”. The song tells of an estranged father coming to terms with the sexuality of his gay son, who is dying of an AIDS-related illness. Originally titled “Song for 1992″, it was renamed to avoid dating it.”

“Hold On” – Sarah McLachlan

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In a 2014 interview with the Huffington Post, Sarah reveals that Hold On is inspired by a real-life story: “I saw a documentary on a woman who’s husband contracted the HIV virus and it was a great and tragic love story. She took care of him up until he died and her passion, empathy and strength was inspirational.”

“Il Adore” – Boy George

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Boy George’s critically acclaimed 1995 glam rock-themed album Cheapness And Beauty features “Il Adore,” a heart-felt track about a friend on his deathbed in a hospital. The tempo picks up for the first time with strings and the hook “It’s hard to imagine him as he used to be, laughing, screaming, tumbling queen, like the most amazing light show you’ve ever seen.” In the video, the Culture Club front man flips through a photo album with pictures from his past, including one of the late performance artist Leigh Bowery. The Boy portrayed Bowery in the musical Taboo. Cheapness And Beauty coincided with O’Dowd’s tell-all autobiography Take It Like a Man.

Thanksgiving Tribute: Nourish The Child – By Michael Jackson

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All Things Michael would like you wish you a very happy and peaceful Thanksgiving. 

In that same spirit, we present the forward from the 1993  Nieman Marcus children’s charity cookbook “Pigtails and Frog Legs” written by Michael Jackson. 

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“Dedicated to everyone who was a kid…who is a kid..who will always be a kid.”

Contributors: To all InCirclers who submitted recipes demonstrating their interest in supporting children’s causes. To Michael Jackson, whose commitment to the needs of all children is evident in the foreword which he wrote.

To a child, food is something special. It isn’t just a delicious taste or the vitamins that build a healthy body. Food is love and caring, security and hope — all the things that a food family can provide. Remember when you were little and your mother made a pie for you? When she cut a slice and put it on your plate, she was giving you a bit of herself, in the form of her love. She made your hunger go away, and when you were full and satisfied, everything seemed all right. Because that satisfied feeling was in the pie, you were nourished from a deep level. Food is something we all need physically, but so is love, the deeper nourishment, that turns into who we are.

Think about how necessary it is to nourish a child with a bit of yourself when you use this book. It is full of delicious things. Every recipe has an extra ingredient of caring, because the people who wrote them were thinking of the children. They were specially thinking of those who aren’t able to take nourishment for granted because they are poor, sick or disabled. These are the children who need food to heal. The theme of ‘Heal the World’, which has been close to my heart, is the central theme of this book, also. Here are recipes for the spirit. Please make them with that in mind. Your child is growing spirit that can be knit strong with love. When you break an egg and measure a cup of flour, you are magically mixing the gift of life. The food’s proteins and minerals will turn into bones and muscles, but your feeling as you cook will turn directly into a soul.

It makes me happy to think that the needs of children’s spirits are at last becoming important in this world. Children have no power to end wars directly or to mend age-old differences.

All they can do is be themselves, to shine with gratitude and joy when love is turned their way. Yet isn’t that ultimately the greatest power? In the eyes of a child you become the source of joy, which lifts you into the special category of caregiver and life-provider. You may think that your apple pie has only sugar and spice in it. A child is wiser — with the first bite, he knows that this special dish is the essence of you love.

Enjoy!

Michael Jackson

Heal The World Foundation 1993

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Join UNICEF’s Children Without A Voice Campaign #EveryChildCounts

Sources: Examiner  – By Victoria Poller | Edited By – All Things Michael

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#IMAGINE is a UNICEF initiative uniting millions of people to raise awareness and funds for children’s rights globally.

In collaboration with David Guetta and Yoko Ono, we are bringing the world together to create the largest sing-along ever.

According to Geoff Herbert of syracuse.com, The #IMAGINE project aims to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child and bring awareness to UNICEF and its mission. Supporters and participants are encouraged to donate to the organization’s programs for education, health care, clean water and emergency relief for children in more than 150 countries worldwide.

To participate, fans can download the TouchCast app (currently only available via Apple’s App Store). They then record themselves singing “Imagine” along with Lennon and others by tapping the red record button, along with a personal message imagining what a better world for children would be like.

Recordings can also be shared on social media with the hashtags #EVERYVOICECOUNTS and #IMAGINE. Guetta will then mix all the celebrity and individual recordings into a multi-lingual “world” version that will premiere on New Year’s Day in New York City’s Times Square.

Don Jazzy is scheduled to perform with: Idris Elba, Katy Perry, will.i.am, Courteney Cox, Angelique Kidjo and more at The Unicef Imagine Singalong to raise awareness for children’s rights and mark the 25th anniversary of the convention on the rights of the child. The Imagine Project, which also features actor Hugh Jackman and singer Nicole Scherzinger, is being supported by the late Beatles (John Lennon) star’s widow Yoko Ono.

Every voice counts. Especially yours. You’re not the only one. You’re part of an amazing group of like-minded people who believe that every child counts. In the days and weeks ahead, you’ll learn more about how UNICEF, together with caring people like you, is working to create a world fit for children. To find out how to sing along with John and create your own version of Imagine sign up below. We hope you’ll join us.

Sing with John and help UNICEF protect the rights of children.

DOWNLOAD the TouchCast app,

SING #IMAGINE with John Lennon,

SHARE with friends to be a part of the largest sing-along in history. #EVERYVOICECOUNTS

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Michael Jackson – Advocate And Global Ambassador For Children

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All Things Michael believes that the mission of the Imagine campaign falls in line with the vision of Michael Jackson, a long time advocate for children’s rights. In 1992, Michael founded the Heal the World Foundation to make the world aware of the rights and needs of all children around the world and also to help improve the world we live in, without violence and free of diseases.

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The organization built playgrounds, provided immunizations and funded scores of children’s causes around the world. It helped pay for a Hungarian boy’s lifesaving liver transplant and co-sponsored an airlift of more than 46 tons of relief supplies to war-torn Bosnia-Herzegovina in 1992.The organization built playgrounds, provided immunizations and funded scores of children’s causes around the world. It helped pay for a Hungarian boy’s lifesaving liver transplant and co-sponsored an airlift of more than 46 tons of relief supplies to war-torn Bosnia-Herzegovina in 1992.

Michael’s Heal L.A. project was established to help aid inner-city children after the Los Angeles riots in 1992. The program was intended not only for LA but for urban cities throughout the United States. Michael aid the program was inspired by President Clinton’s call for the nation to unite in recognition that “we must care for each other.”

In 2000, Michael Jackson launched his global initiative for children, ‘Heal The Kids.’

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“Heal the Kids is about making a difference and trying to help adults and parents realize that it is in our power to change the world that our children live in.”

The goal of ‘Heal The Kids’ was to help developing the relationship between parents and children. It educated parents on the importance of giving their children the love, support and devotion that they so badly need, to stop the cycle of neglect and improve the communication within families. It is also devoted to fostering programs that help all children gain the love, attention and quality time they need to prosper and flourish.

As we all know, Michael Jackson was a true humanitarian. He spent his entire life helping children and many others in need. He has visited hundreds of orphanages and hospitals all around the world during tours, to help children, bringing bring them smiles, love, gifts and happiness. His charity work throughout his lifetime has been recognized by the Guinness Book of World records for the ‘Most Charities Supported By A Pop Star.’ He still holds the record to this day.

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“Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone. These children are a reminder of the preciousness of all life, especially young lives untouched by hatred, prejudice, and greed. Now when the world is so confused and its problems so complicated, we need our children more than ever. The mission of Heal The World, my mission, is healing, pure and simple. To heal the world, we must start by healing our children. Being with them connects us to the deep wisdom of life. This simple goodness shines straight from their hearts. We have to heal our wounded planet. I wrote this song for everyone in our world in an effort to help bring global harmony.”Michael Jackson on ‘Heal The World’.

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Let’s us all continue in Michael’s memory to Heal the World, each and everyday. #makethatchange

MJ Fan Amy Perez Finds Her Happily Ever After

Sources: Inquirer – By Dolly Anne Carvajal | All Things Michael

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Amy Perez and I fondly call each other “MJ Twins” because we are both Michael Jackson fanatics. But beyond her love for The King of Pop, she adores the king of her heart, Carlo Castillo. After eight years of blissful togetherness, Amy and Carlo got hitched on Nov. 12 at The Mango Farm in Antipolo.

When we were working together in TV 5’s old show, “Ang Latest,” Amy used to tell   me she was looking forward to the annulment of her marriage to singer Brix Ferraris. Last week’s wedding was the sum of all of Amy’s dreams and more.

For women like me, whose first marriages failed, Amy and Carlo’s love story serves as a beacon of hope that it’s never too late to have our “happily ever after.”

What did you learn from your first marriage?

I’ve realized that it’s important for you and your husband to have a personal relationship with God. And that, when you pray, you let His will be done. 

What’s your advice to separated women who want to give marriage another try?

Have faith and be open to learning what you need to know. Accept that you need to change how you look at life. 

Tell us about your kids. 

Adi is 17. He will be in college next year. He sings well and is a loving kuya to Kyle, who is now 5. Kyle is a Michael Jackson fanatic, too. Kyle and I watch MJ’s “This Is It” concert all day when we can. My youngest, Seyah, is turning 2 in January. He is also starting to like MJ’s music.

What is the relationship of your eldest son (with Brix) and Carlo like?

Great. Adi has learned to appreciate his dad with all the love and care that Carlo shows him, too.

What’s your message to Brix? 

I wish him well. I hope he is as happy and fulfilled as I am.

How do you balance being a mom, wife and career woman?

Even if I work weekdays, I make sure I find time to take Kyle to school and pick him up after. I squeeze in bonding time with Carlo, lunch/siesta with Kyle and Seyah, and merienda with Adi. Friday is our weekly movie date. We attend Bible study every Saturday and go to church on Sundays.

What is the sweetest thing that Carlo has done for you?

When I got my annulment in January 2013, Carlo told me to prepare for our wedding. I told him that I wanted him to propose. He said there was no need. When he sensed that I felt bad, he proposed a few weeks after his birthday.

How did he propose? 

He did it during the family’s bridal shower for me. He said he was scared I’d change my mind. 

How do you and Carlo resolve fights? 

We’ve never had a major fight. Carlo just lets me be when I’m having a “drama queen” fit.

What are your honeymoon plans? 

We are now on the Star Cruise Gemini … on an Asian tour.

How does it feel to be officially Mrs. Castillo? 

Happy, blessed, thankful. I still have to practice signing with my new surname, though.

 

 

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Michael’s Soldiers of Love November Vita Water Campaign

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After receiving the thumbs up from Vita Water, Michael’s Soldiers of Love (MSOL) has ordered bracelets to that reflect, MSOL SUPPORTS VITA WATER and their global quest to provide clean, drinkable water to those less fortunate. For every 31 bottles of spring water sold, Vita has pledged to provide clean drinking water to one person for 20 years. Many of you seen a recent post by Jaafar Jackson, pictured with Vita Water.

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Jermaine and Halima Jackson have joined Vita Water to create awareness of the benefits to purchasing this water, straight from the Sierra Nevada mountains.

“The songs, the videos and everything that’s where it comes from, this is all representative of heal the world, we are the world, man in the mirror, this is all part of it and that’s why I’m here.” ~ Jermaine Jackson

Shakira Niazi, the company’s founder and CEO, is a refugee from Afghanistan. She escaped the war-torn country at just 8 years old, and says she’s made it her mission to help others.

“Their smiles, their simple joy of celebrating life through just access to water,” says Niazi, explaining what led her to water.

After each well is built, Niazi says, it’s turned over to a woman in the village to manage, empowering her, while giving thousands of people clean water for years to come.

Vita Water has 18 finished wells — 2 in Ethiopia and 16 in Afghanistan. They say they hope to have thousands more in the years to come.

This is your opportunity as humanitarians to pay Michael forward and say , ” I made a difference and I support Vita Water!”

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Bracelets are 1 for $5 or 2 for $7. We will not ask you to donate on top of purchasing the bracelets, at this time, rather we ask that you consider buying Vita Water at a Whole Foods or Safeway nearest you. As an extra bonus, when you provide a photo copy  of your purchase of a case of Vita Water, we will send you a bracelet, as a token of appreciation.  To purchase your bracelets use PayPal bbruckner2@yahoo.com or inbox me for further payment options.

MSOL Is a non profit group. Everything we do, we do for love and to cause awareness. We believe in giving back to our communities and encouraging others to help make the world a better place.YOU, and WE , are making a difference!

Be well & God Bless,

Poli Bruckner – Michael’s Soldiers of Love