Shannon’s Transformation through Music and a Coconut

February 25, 2014
Eric Olsen

“It was a beautiful moment and such a pure interaction…it was just the local people and myself laughing and expressing our joy with the help of some music and a coconut.” – Shannon Reid

Service gives us opportunities to build up those around us and also grants us the priceless gift of self-transformation.  For Shannon Reid, her recent trip to the Philippines touched her life in a way that we often forget in the hustle and bustle of our everyday lives. 

Through human interaction, through sharing our hearts, empathy and love can heal the pain caused by things we can’t control.

Check out Shannon’s story titled, “Buenavista and I” on Global Peace Youth

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