Frankly, we haven’t been getting much material from the “Department of People Are Pretty Great” lately, but it made up for it today with this nugget.
In Montreal, fans of Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros helped a young man in a wheelchair crowd surf at the Osheaga Music and Arts Festival.
He was helped on stage as the band performed, “If I Were Free.”
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
NewsCut is a blog featuring observations about the news. It provides a forum for an online discussion and debate about events that might not typically make the front page. NewsCut posts are not news stories.