Handsome Iraqi victim of war sings Imagine (wait for it)…”I can’t stop crying.”

Via Waylon Lewis
on Sep 11, 2011
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If this young man can still dream, we all have no excuse.

imagine all the people living life in peace uuuuuhoooo

“I can’t stop crying,”

…a friend of a friend said in comments on FB where I first saw this video shared. I’m right there with her.

Emmanuel Kelly The X Factor 2011 Auditions Emmanuel Kelly FULL

Emmanuel Kelly FULL including judges comments – Sings, Imagine from John Lennon.

The song everyone is asking about is -kings and queens , 30 seconds to mars

Final 12 boot camp http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zLgnOMFDSKw
Audition 2 of boot camp http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cd8JKmfA_ko

English Closed Captions added, the timing may be a bit off but I did the best I could. Press the CC on the bottom right of the video


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 | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


8 Responses to “Handsome Iraqi victim of war sings Imagine (wait for it)…”I can’t stop crying.””

  1. elephantjournal says:

    Should've put this in the blog: "My hero…would have to be my mom." Heartbreaking, in a happy way. ~ Waylon

  2. cyndi says:

    Waylon, you rock. Thank you for inspiring the world with your sharing.

  3. Kaz says:

    His mum, Moira Kelly, is also truly inspirational. She is best known to us in Australia for bringing conjoined baby twins Trishna and Krishna here, from an orphanage in Bangladesh, for an amazing marathon surgery to successfully separate them. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moira_Kelly_(humanit

  4. Completely wrecked me…thanks:) I needed that. "Imagine all the people…living life in peace." A little bit more every day <3

  5. Andréa Balt says:

    Heartbroken. There's hope.

    PS. Where could I get a mother like that? Do they give them away for free anywhere? Is there an 'orphanage' for mothers, where people who need one can go and adopt?

  6. Julie Shanti says:

    ♥ No countries, for sure… ♥ Pure Love, right here! ♥ Thank you, Waylon, for sharing! ♥ ~ Love, Julie

  7. Thank you for the good writeup. It actually used to be a entertainment account it. Glance advanced to more added agreeable from you! By the way, how could we communicate?