This video will make you cry.

Via on Jul 27, 2012


If it doesn’t, you’re one tough cookie.

Sixty thousand people in more than 100 villages will drink clean water because of Rachel’s wish.”

Ohhhhh, life: so cruel. Ohhhhh, life, so inspiring. This video captures both sides of this precious life of ours. ~ ed.

Rachel Beckwith’s Mom Visits Ethiopia. from charity: water on Vimeo.

About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now elephantjournal.com & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. elephantjournal.com | facebook.com/elephantjournal | twitter.com/elephantjournal | facebook.com/waylonhlewis | twitter.com/waylonlewis | Google+ For more: publisherelephantjournalcom

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7 Responses to “This video will make you cry.”

  1. mae says:

    This sweet child's legacy lives on, lets keep the ball rolling

  2. Wow. You were right.

  3. Mamaste says:

    Just intro'd on FB to: Love, Family, Green, Enlightened, Health & Wellness, WOW & Adventure.
    xoxox
    ~Mamaste

  4. [...] officially blubbering my eyes out. And you can too! Click here, and watch this beautiful video about a little girl named Rachel who wanted to help people get [...]

  5. Tracy says:

    So beautiful! <3
    (And yes, I am crying my eyes out.)

  6. yogasamurai says:

    "GLBL Yoga" had organized a similar campaign, but apparently, they couldn't raise enough money to pay the Yogilettes to entertain the villagers? Darn! Oh well – no pun intended – maybe next year?

    That beautiful man who spoke so humbly to the gathering – one of Ethiopia's Coptic Christian communities – was the family's Christian pastor. I guess we'll just have to ignore all the horrible signs of vicious patriarchy, and clutch these oppressors to our bosom?

    Whew, I know, it's so haaaaaard. Great post.

  7. elizabeth says:

    how sublime… truly.

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