Amazing things happen, even when totally-not-amazing circumstances take place all around you.
People make amazing things happen.
This is one of those moments. Let us celebrate it!
Six Syrian artists have set a 2014 Guinness World Record. Using scraps from the streets of war-ravaged Damascus, in January they built the largest mural made from recycled material, beautifying the area outside a primary school in Syria’s capital.
It took them six months to finish it. Guinness announced the win on Facebook on March 26.
Artists working on the project had a message to send. The message was: