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This Is Quite The Accomplishment…We Suppose

April 17, 2009

New Yorker Ashrita Furman, 54, has the distinction of holding 100 simultaneous Guiness World Records.  his latest victory comes from organizing the single largest group poetry reading/translation in history.  while we aren’t agreeing with the poem of choice, we are 100% behind the sentiment.  right on, furman, right on!

*Apr 14 - 00:05*

Furman, 54, of Jamaica, Queens, became the first person to hold 100 Guinness Book of World Records simultaneously Tuesday after assembling a group that recited a poem in 111 languages at City Hall Park. The bunch took turns reading “Precious,” by the late Indian spiritual leader Sri Chinmoy.

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