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Monday, December 31, 2012

Inspiring! Hillsborough tribute single becomes 2012 Christmas #1 song in U.K. and raises money for a noble cause -legal costs for victims' relatives campaigning for justice for the 96 Liverpool fans who perished, and to keep pressure on for unraveling the police cover-up; Robbie Williams' voice never sounded better -or more like B.J. Thomas' voice!


jft96christmas YouTube Channel video: The Justice Collective - He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother (Official Music Video) http://youtu.be/2h8loYnNlZA

It's gone completely unremarked upon here in the United States, even in most of the so-called entertainment and pop culture press -Variety, Entertainment Weekly, PEOPLE, et al- but the last few weeks of the year in Great Britain have brought forth a very heartwarming public response to -and some much-needed attention for- some people who needed help, and simultaneously, has resulted in some of the best sheer musical sounds and talent of the entire year to be heard.  

This article has a roster of the performers -in the order that they sing:
The Daily Mail
A fitting tribute! Hillsborough charity single 'He Ain't Heavy He's My Brother' claims Christmas No 1 spot
By Lee Bryan
Published 13:54 EST, 23 December 2012 
Updated 14:15 EST, 23 December 2012
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-2252574/Hillsborough-charity-single-He-Aint-Heavy-Hes-My-Brother-Christmas-No-1.html


Billboard
Justice Collective's Charity Single Wins Christmas No. 1 Title
by Paul Sexton, London
December 24, 2012 9:00 EST
http://www.billboard.com/news/justice-collective-s-charity-single-wins-1008060752.story#/news/justice-collective-s-charity-single-wins-1008060752.story



OfficialCharts YouTube Channel video: The Spice Girls' Melanie C speaks to OfficialCharts.com about The Justice Collective becoming the Official 2012 Christmas Number 1 with He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother. Uploaded December 23, 2012. http://youtu.be/Ngh46JGu45w


For more on the tragedy that needlessly claimed 96 lives that day in Sheffield, see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hillsborough_disaster 
Watch video of the BBC's coverage of the disaster afterwards that day in Sheffield at http://youtu.be/bUuSHrhPQyk



The Guardian
New Hillsborough inquest likely after damning report
Criminal prosecutions are possible after inquiry reveals extent of official cover-up in aftermath of 1989 disaster
By Owen Gibson and David Conn, The Guardian, 
Wednesday 12 September 2012


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#HOLLYWOODFL based photographer and entrepreneur Esther Chuang with Hollywood Mayor-elect Josh Levy

Thumbs up! What a night we had! #HOLLYWOODFL based photographer and entrepreneur Esther Chuang with a very elated Hollywood Mayor-elect Josh Levy at his Victory Party, held at Leo Anato's Atelier3/AT3 on Harrison Street & S. 19th Avenue, Hollywood. AT3's great environment and the amazing variety of food prepared by chef Kevin Dreifuss, former owner/chef of ENDS MEAT restaurant, was SUPERB! November 8, 2016

Esther Chuang, Morro Dois Irmãos, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2015

Above, perhaps my most-favorite photo ever of Esther, which is saying something considering what seems like the THOUSANDS that I've actually seen of her, from all over the world. But despite the fact that you can't actually see it here, trust me, her amazing smile and inner and external beauty are there. This photo is an even more amazing achievement when you know the backstory of what it took for Esther to get to the top of the mountain, since it's NOT for the faint of heart. Next time you see her, ask her about that! Morro Dois Irmãos, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on her birthday, July 10, 2015. That's the Christ The Redeemer statue way out in the horizon on the top of another mountain, to the left of her head. �� In case you forgot what the Christ the Redeemer statue looks like, up close, here's another Brazilian beauty to connect-the-dots for you: Gisele Bündchen, aka @Gisele.

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