Warm fuzzy alert! Massive Acceptance flash mob at Vancouver hockey game!

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Posted 1/25/2013 by bizzymumma in NSBR Board

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Posted: 1/25/2013 8:18:50 PM
Mad props to these kids - it's so great to see so many elementary and high school kids from 17 different schools participating in an anti-bullying event (thus the pink shirts and skate laces). I love the song too, lol. This is at a Vancouver Giants (minor league) hockey game, and was covered on the national news.

Acceptance Flash Mob

ETA: for those who don't want to click on a youtube link, the entire upper section of one side of the arena participated. It started with two girls with pink anti-bullying tshirts on dancing to the tune of You Don't Know You're Beautiful by One Drection. All the other kids had jackets on, then threw them off to reveal their pink shirts and do coreographed actions for the entire song. They rocked it!!

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Posted: 1/25/2013 8:35:21 PM
Very cool!


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Posted: 1/25/2013 8:42:28 PM
Very cool. I love how more and more kids kept joining in. And the adults in the stands who joined in.


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Posted: 1/25/2013 8:46:45 PM
That was fun to watch!! TFS!

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Posted: 1/25/2013 8:47:58 PM
That was really nice. I want an upper deck flash mob at my hockey arena.



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Posted: 1/25/2013 9:59:57 PM
I enjoyed that. Looks like everyone had a great time, too! TFS

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Posted: 1/25/2013 10:08:54 PM
That was awesome!


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Posted: 1/25/2013 10:21:22 PM
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Posted: 1/26/2013 12:08:22 AM
so very cool..

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Posted: 1/26/2013 6:41:18 PM

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Posted: 1/26/2013 6:47:54 PM
aaaaaaah that was cool!!

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Posted: 1/26/2013 6:53:50 PM
That was great
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Posted: 1/26/2013 7:38:01 PM
Wonderful! (And I loved the pink laces!)


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Posted: 1/26/2013 8:03:57 PM

That is so awesome!



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Posted: 1/26/2013 8:09:28 PM
That was awesome!! Why did it bring tears to my eyes??? I'm such a sap!


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Posted: 1/26/2013 9:52:32 PM
I loved that!
Thanks so much for sharing.

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Posted: 1/27/2013 12:45:52 AM
Love love LOVE that!
brought tears to my eyes too


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Posted: 1/27/2013 1:50:44 AM
Great video, thanks for sharing!


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Posted: 1/27/2013 3:38:32 AM
i love a good 'flash mob' and that so many kids can get behind an anti-bullying event.

i do find it ironic that it's for 'acceptance' and they are all dressed the same and doing the same dance...!?


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Posted: 1/27/2013 8:50:53 AM
OMG that rocks! I hope that the kids follow that postive message.


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Posted: 1/27/2013 10:03:19 AM
Awesome !!

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Posted: 1/27/2013 10:09:45 AM

The only problem with this video is that after I watched it I was then sucked into the YouTube Vortex... you know, all those suggestions over on the right side. I love the Hallelujah Chorus in the shopping mall.

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Posted: 1/27/2013 12:25:12 PM
Flash mobs make me teary-eyed!

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Posted: 1/27/2013 3:50:03 PM
How have I not heard about this?!!! A hockey flashmob in my own city and I missed it!

Fantastic job by all those kids!

Awesome to see the Giants get behind it too!

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Posted: 1/27/2013 4:53:14 PM
Flipping AMAZING!

Big *THUMBS UP* to the kids AND the Vancouver Giants!

I watched it twice & cried both times through, lol!


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Posted: 1/27/2013 5:51:28 PM
So cool!


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Posted: 1/27/2013 10:14:10 PM
That is so neat!

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