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Twelve Days of Christmas Flash Mobs: 'In the Heights'

December 16, 2010 |  9:00 am

One of the best things about Christmas is watching a child's face as the wrapping paper is ripped off to discover the thing he or she wanted more than anything else in the world. For that moment, the youngster's life is perfect.

As we get older, these moments are much harder to come by, but the Twelve Days of Christmas Flash Mobs crew is nothing if not determined.

Here we have childlike wonder, as expressed by the multi-talented Lin-Manuel Miranda, when a group of 300 people did a flash mob performance of "96,000," a song from his musical "In the Heights." An unsuspecting Miranda was eating lunch at Universal CityWalk, during the "Heights" run earlier this year at the Pantages Theater.

-- Marcia Adair


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Great story! Great Flash Mob! Here's a good one from London, an improvised Flash Mob near Big Ben. Just watch people join in half way through, funny! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v3q_74fezZU

So proud to have been part of such an amazing time! As we get older, it gets harder to find moments of spontaneity and community - and here we got to do both! It was so much fun and I would do it again.

Thanks for the suggestion Anna. I'll put it in the pot along with the others.


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