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The power of words

Original post made on Jan 14, 2009

Jeff Mendelman continues pacing the stage with a firm grip on his microphone, even though his voice has broken with emotion. He pats his chest. Rapping the words "for every 15 dollars given, one dollar gets into the hands of a citizen" has evoked memories of visiting Hurricane Katrina victims.

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