Jose Antonio Abreu founded El Sistema in 1975 so that poor Venezuelan kids could learn to play a musical instrument in an orchestra. 30 yrs on, El Sistema has seeded 102 youth orchestras! Click pic 1 for more
Period photo that appeared in the French periodical 'Le Miroir,' 9 May 1915 A soldier blown into a tree : November 11th -- Commemorating the needless death & horror of WWI, and all the other avoidable wars that have caused unfathomable suffering among soldiers & civilians, families on all sides. Tell the politicians NO!
Period photo of WWI soldier blown into tree, appeared in French periodical Le Miroir, 9 May 1915 November 11th - Commemorating WWI, 'the War to End All Wars,' wasn't that it? An end to all civilian suffering, an end to death & destruction, an end to using young men as canon fodder!! Diplomacy works, why not use it systematically ?