Posts Tagged ‘connection’

A Shared Moment Of Silence

Thursday, July 9th, 2009

michael_jacksonFor the last several days we’ve watched in stunned silence as people all over the world took time out of their busy lives to remember Michael Jackson. The King of Pop passed away on the same day as Farah Fawcett, June 25, 2009, making it a date that will be memorialized for generations to come.

Although most of us did not know him personally, Michael Jackson’s music and fame made him one of the most publicly recognizable entertainers of all time. When we spend so much time watching and listening to a celebrity, it’s easy to start to feel a personal connection with that person. Despite the many trials and tribulations Michael Jackson may have faced over the years, he touched the hearts and made a connection with millions of people while he was here.

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How Far Would You Go?

Monday, June 22nd, 2009

IraqWe watched recently as Stephen Colbert, host of the popular Comedy Central show The Colbert Report, went farther than most people could to make a connection with others. He traveled all the way to Iraq to entertain the men and women of the United States Armed Forces.

For an entire week The Colbert Report was filmed, edited and broadcast from an actual war zone, where the host joked that “It must be nice in Iraq, because some of you keep coming back again and again.” During the shows, Colbert wore a specially designed camouflage suit as his personal uniform, aired exclusive messages from several major political figures and even shaved his head to show support for the troops. That got us thinking: if Mr. Colbert and his crew were willing to go that far to connect with people they didn’t know, how far would people go to reunite with someone who played an important part in their lives?

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It’s All About a Connection

Friday, May 29th, 2009

photo_11Ask any of the friendly folks at PeopleFinders.com what our company is all about and they’ll say something like “We show people how to find each other”. That’s because we all share a common goal –to help people find and connect with other people.

Most everyone has a story to share about missing someone special from their past – a family member you’ve lost touch with, the friend you haven’t seen in years or even the timeless tale of an old flame who never left your heart. It can happen to anyone – people change jobs, move away and get busy with their lives – but they never forget.

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