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Paul to receive Peace Advocacy Award

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Last post 30/05/2019

Posted by SurSteven

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      Very cool!!!

        "The ex-Beatles star will be presented with the International Advocate for Peace Award by students of the Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution. The students are giving McCartney the honor because of his more than 50 years of creating songs that “celebrate love and understanding, empathy and connection — the foundations of peace that are the heart of the human struggle.”

        Amen!!

        Thanks, for posting this joyce!!

        Joyce is my Mum's middle name.

          You're welcome, SurSteven. 

          Hopefully someone will video the ceremony and post it on youtube.

           

            joyce wrote:

            You're welcome, SurSteven. 

            Hopefully someone will video the ceremony and post it on youtube.

             

            I hope someone youtubes it as well. One more week!!

            "May 28th at Lincoln Center in New York City."

              Former Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill talked about Paul  being at the graduation on MSNBC Morning Joe on Wed May 29th.  Her daughter was among the graduates, as was Paul's step-son. She made a speech and was thrilled to get a hug from Paul. She also commented how wonderful it was that Paul stayed through the entire ceremony.  ("He's a good guy!")

              This was a long segment on the show, with the discussion praising the upcoming film Yesterday and with Joe Scarborough happily remembering meeting Paul and hearing "Jet", He's clearly a huge fan.

              The segment aired between 7:15-7:30 AM.

                The segment on "Morning Joe"about Paul begins at 25.48

                https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UNkzp-V1_PQ

                  ^ Nice one Joyce! Thanks for posting that here. 

                  Here's part of his speech at the award ceremony.

                  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gVi8ppRmIoI

                    Thanks, for sharing those joyce and oobu! Those were AWESOME to watch!!

                      Glad to share. And special appreciation to oobu for finding that clip!!

                      How utterly amazing that Cardoza Law had a connection to John's immigration victory!

                       

                        joyce wrote:

                        Glad to share. And special appreciation to oobu for finding that clip!!

                        How utterly amazing that Cardoza Law had a connection to John's immigration victory!

                        I was surprised to hear that too! Small world.

                          Awesome!! Congratulations, Paul!! I am sure that John and George are smiling!!