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What are you happy for this past year?

Hello everyone,

I spent some time this Christmas in Seattle with my Iphone interviewing the people that live on the streets of Seattle and to ask them what they are happy for. The video is entitled 100 reasons to be happy and it is a testimonial from the people that have had it the toughest The responses were very moving and it had a great effect on me. I would love to know from others what are you truly thankful for in 2011. Much love was shared on that day and I would love to share their message with the world.

Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3VpouZ7ZwKI

So what were you happy for in 2011?

Thank you,
Jonathan Ross


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  • Feb 1 2012: The most amazing girl showed up. Nothing intimate, just a friend. But she asked a simple question to me: "So you basically feel the same all the time?" I thought about it and realized I didn't. I felt very passionately about many things, but I ignored that, as though I had drawn a veil between me and my emotions. I realized it was there and tore it down. I was happy, and more relieved than I had been in years.

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