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When is a heartache a beautiful thing?

Thursday, February 5, 2009 by Marianne Elliott

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Okay, so this post has nothing to do with Zen Buddhism, peace-keeping, Afghanistan, Gaza or writing. I’ve just been getting such joy tonight from watching this video of my clever, joyful friends in the Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra make something beautiful, sweet and – somehow – joyful, out of a heartache that I wanted to share it. Enjoy!

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3 Responses to "When is a heartache a beautiful thing?"

  1. [a} says:

    When he was picking up the pieces of the broken dish, it was so moving!
    This makes me go aww..even though it’s ukeleles of all things, not the conventionally touching violins/flutes! So beautiful! Thanks for sharing, I love it when bloggers put up music videos they like.
    xoxo

  2. amy says:

    so lovely. thank you.

  3. susanna says:

    Heeeey! I was just thinking of your last ukelele post from a while back last night! And looky here…another terrific performance! If they ever make it States-side, let me know, okay? 🙂

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