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    My life on the Burmese Border playing with migrant kids

    Hey everyone

    Well i dont know if anyone knows but ive been spending this month living on the border of Burma (known as Myanmar these days) with a group called Spark Circus. We visit schools, orphanages, homes, refugee camps, hospitals and even pop into burma and visit Internally Displaced villages. What we do is arrive all bright and colourful like nothing they have ever seen before (litteraly) perform fun shows, roam and play with the kids, run workshops in all kinds of things like hula hoop, juggling, poi etc etc sing with them and donate huge bags of circus toys and other toys and gifts which we have collected to donate. We visit Thousands of children... the other day we visited 500 kids in the day time and then went else where and did an evening fire and LED show for another couple of hundred people. Its amazing. Sould sadening the moments when you are looking into the eyes of a child dieing of aids in a hospital with no walls and her bed is just a mat on the floor... but seeing the effect of just the few hours, moments, minutes you spend with the kids in their eyes... and knowing you will be remembered for many years to come is such a powerful feeling... and they do remember...
    so heres some picture of us for you..

    these ones were taken by a sparkle called Kevin at the future light orphanage which takes in burmese and hill tribe refugee children to save them from being kidnapped into the sex trade.
    http://www.pbase.com/lantzvillian/image/141462045


    damn the uploader is not working for me so heres the blog which has some pictures and little write ups of the trip so far in it
    damn the upoader isnt working for me... anyway... http://www.sparkcircus.org/blog/

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    What a fantastic thing to do, it looks amazing :-)
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    Fantastic pics
    Amazing work your doing Hun
    Then again you are an amazing lady
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    What an amazing thing to be part of! Sounds like it has its heart breaking moments though, you must be really proud to be able to make them smile! xxxxx
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    Thank you for this thread, made me smile
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    You are inspirational beautiful, huge loves x x x x x
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    Its one of the most powerful and inspiring things i've ever done and the kids are amazing... and the adults too. people whos had to hide in the jungle, and survive torture and imprisonment and god knows what else... who still have the hearts to laugh, smile, be joyous and keep on... amazing people... I'll get more pics for you when i can.

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    just wonderful lady.xxxx
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    just read your poem lovely xxxxx
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    That looks like a beautiful thing to be doing! Well done! x

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    fleassy thats just so wonderful
    hope you are well
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    wow, what a poem. I almost burst into tears at my desk at work!

    incredible work. It's so good to know things like that are going on in the world. Such a contrast to the negatives.

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    Thank you everyone. I just got back from a refugee camp and its the end of the tour. I'll post up my latest piece of writing about it somewhere. As for the poem, im doing a recording session in BKK in a few days and that ones on the list to be recorded so it will be on my album

    xx

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