"My Friend Came to me with sadness in his eyes" but it wasn't about Bangladesh or Somalia but PalestineQuicklink submitted by eileen fleming Permalink
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|Forty years ago, on the first day of August, George Harrison and Friends and fans got together for two shows at Madison Square Garden, New York City and blew the roof off at The Concert for Bangladesh... Everyone checked their egos at the door and in harmonious rocking solidarity with George, Ringo, Clapton, Dylan, Leon Russell, Ravi Shankar and more raised awareness and funds that were- and still are- being dispersed through UNICEF... Today, 11 million people in and around Somalia are currently at risk of starvation amidst the worst drought to hit the nation in a generation... The Concert for Bangladesh continues to help refugees, the hungry and homeless... The George Harrison fund for UNICEF supports lifesaving assistance to children caught in humanitarian emergencies, not just in Bangladesh, but all countries in crisis where children are at risk... 'My friend came to me|
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