posted on Oct, 23 2017 @ 05:12 AM
I searched for it in case it had been posted, but saw nothing apart from a 2011 thread, and thought this surely should have a mention.
For 50 years my little ol' city of Perth, Western Australia has held an annual event raising donations for sick and disabled children. It runs for 24
hours, and over the years has showcased local, national and international talent, from the likes of Michael Jackson, Sammy Davis Jnr, even Kermit the
I remember when they first started hitting over the $1 million raised mark around the mid 80's. But this past weekend, saw them raise a massive $36.4
million. The generosity of the people in this small capitol city, really out did itself.
I remember being a kid and sitting up for as long as possible watching the then, often quirky routines and displays, and I'm not sure if over the
years I've just changed, or if they are so terribly bad, but it is all in good nature, and it really does give you hope that not everywhere is bad.
We may be the 'ass end of the planet' according to the likes of Jerry Seinfeld, but we sure know how to dig deep. And for us in Perth, we're often
neglected by the eastern states, but we're still not jaded
we'll secede one day hehe
Well done Sandgropers..