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11.29.19
Lifetime Achievement Award
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Lifetime Achievement Award

On Thursday 28th November, Yusuf was honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award by TRT, the Turkish Radio and Television corporation. Their World Citizen campaign seeks to recognise those who show great empathy and compassion for their fellow human beings, a respect for diversity and a desire to create positive change in the world. The 2019

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11.11.19
11 Million Trees
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11 Million Trees

On the 11/11/19 at 11am, Peace Train volunteers participated in the planting of 11 million saplings across 2,023 locations in Turkey. The event was part of the “Breath for the Future” campaign, a massive reforestation initiative that will be observed annually and highlights the country’s commitment to a greener future.

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11.01.19
Back To Earth Reissue
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Back To Earth Reissue

In 1978, after having sold millions of records and become one of the biggest international artists of the 1970s, Cat Stevens decided to step out of the rock star spotlight and walk away. That year, he was to release his final album under that name.  While Stevens’ legions of fans were saddened by the news,

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09.27.19
4th Stop To Enlightenment
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4th Stop To Enlightenment

Traditional students of Zen Buddhism learn of the Ten Bulls, which are the 10 stages in the practitioner’s progression to enlightenment.

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09.21.19
Yusuf’s Message of Peace
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Yusuf’s Message of Peace

I dream of an open world,Borderless and wideWhere the people move from place to place,And nobody’s taking sidesMaybe there’s a world that I’m still to find As human beings, we all possess the power to imagine, each of us can imagine our own picture of what that heavenly place called ‘paradise’ could look and feel

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06.15.19
Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction Speech
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Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction Speech

The 2019 Songwriters Hall of Fame Ceremony was a glorious celebration of the work of artists who have positively affected the lives of untold numbers of people worldwide. The songs they have delicately plucked from the ether are our shields against life’s struggles, a personal coach when we need motivation, a warm hug when spirits

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