Why I love Michael Franti

This is a repost from Instagram. It exemplifies the heart, soul and spirit of Michael Franti, and the reason he inspires all to "Do it for the LOVE"

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"When I got to Whale Rock festival the first person I met was a 9 year old girl who walked right up to me by herself and said, "Are you Michael Franti?" I said, "Yup, that's me, who are you"? "I'm Joselin and I play Ukulele and I know a lot of songs and I play some of yours". We sat under an old Oak tree and I asked her if she'd play me one and she said she knew 'Love Will Find A Way'. An excellent choice in these turbulent times.
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She pulled out her Ukulele and we started to sing it together. Her Uke playing was beautiful and her voice was confident. I was moved to hear her sing the words "This is a song for all kinds of people...the synagogue and the mosque and the steeple" and "Nobody's born hating another person, a mad world puts that poison in us... but if we can learn to hate another person, then we can learn to love a brother or sister another mother or mister".
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It gives meaning to me, when I hear my songs and the ideas in them becoming part of someone's life so much that they'd take the time, at such a young age, to learn one of them.
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I asked her if she'd like to sing it with me on stage that night - her response was priceless, "Stage? I LOVE STAGE!!!" So we did it as a duet in front of 3000 people!"

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getessy
getessy

I love him too <3

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