May 29, 2011

The Grand Rapids Experience

In January, Newsweek proclaimed that Grand Rapids, Michigan was a dying city. The city responded by making this awesome video, a record-setting lip sync project of  American Pie. I can't imagine a better post for Music Sunday.

It's full of memories - perfect for a holiday weekend when we gather with friends and families and share stories, old and new.

It's full of pride - perfect for patriotism and commitment to our local communities that are demonstrated by Optimist Clubs every day.

It's full of hope - hope is optimism in action.

And my favorite - The working title is "The Grand Rapids LipDub," but its message is "Experience Grand Rapids."  I think you'll Experience Optimism too.  Enjoy.

Shout out to The Friday Awesome on The Maddow Blog for leading me to this YouTube video.
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