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An amazing song with beautiful images of Trinidad & Tobago on our 50th Anniversary of Independence.
NOTE: This video was put together by Kerry Gibbons, the nephew of one of my closest friends, and former Captain of Phase II, Edme "Garzo" Gibbons. ANYONE who knew "Gibby", knew they could run down to the licensing office on Wrightson Road, and he would help them. He was also one of my first pan teachers, and basketball "coaches". (We played for Sisson's Braves.) I am yet to hear "Portrait of Trinidad", and not get emotional. I LOVE MY COUNTRY! It hurts to see what we have become, and I cannot sit here in the US, and not do anything. That is my ONLY reason for going back home this year. I hope you ALL understand that our country DESPERATELY needs us!!! Trinidad and Tobago made me, and I am going to give back to my homeland. (Holding back the tears...lol.)
Ghost Who LOVES His Country!!! Ah missin' home BAD BAD BAD!
In Memory of Edme "Garzo" Gibbons. Continue to Rise In Peace, "big brother"!
GREETINGS PAN"TUM. THANKS FOR THAT VIDEO OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO ENTITLED "PORTRAIT OF TRINIDAD" SUNG BY MIGHTY SNIPER. IT BROUGHT TEARS TO MY EYES. THE GREATNES THAT WE HAVE AS A PEOPLE IS TRULY GREAT. WE ALL NEED TO GIVE BACK TO TRINDAD AND TOBAGO (HOME) IN WHAT EVER WAY THAT WE CAN. A VERY TOUCHING VIDEO FOR THIS POINT IN TIME WITH ALL THAT IS GOING ON TODAY. AS FOR THE QUEST THAT YOU HAVE UNDERTAKEN IN EDUCATING AND RAISING THE CONSCIOUSNESS OF THE PANMEN AND PANWOMEN AND THE YOUTHS THAT WOULD BE PAYING ATTENTION AS TO THEIR RIGHTS AND POWER THAT THEY HOLD IS A BIG ONE, BUT ALSO A SACRED ONE. WHY "SACRED"? BECAUSE YOU ARE DEALING WITH THE CULTURE OF A PEOPLE, THE CULTURE OF A NATION. FOR AS THE SAYING GOES A NATION WITHOUT A CULTURE IS SURELY A NATION THAT HAS LOST ITS SOUL. YOU ARE NOT ALONE IN THIS STRUGGLE PAN"TUM. THERE ARE MANY WILLING SOULS THAT HAS HEARD THE CALL AND WILL PLAY THEIR PART, WHETHER NEAR OR FAR, THOUGH MATTER HOW SMALL OR BIG THAT PART MAY BE. TRUE JUSTICE WILL TAKE ITS RIGHTFULL PLACE. PEACE AND LOVE.
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