Marcelo Bezos' Penny Pyramid

Marcelo Bezos has been collecting pennies for the past 35 years, and when his father-in-law died from colorectal cancer, he decided to do something to raise awareness for the disease: building a record-breaking pyramid out of pennies!

Here's the video clip of the Penny Pyramid Project from 2006 - the structure contained some 280,000 pennies (Marcelo's most recent pyramid contains over 435,000 pennies):



[YouTube - turn your speakers down if you don't like O Fortuna from Carl Orff's Carmina Burana, the techno version]

Thanks Marcelo!


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I am "the wife"...and I admire someone like my husband who is willing to dedicate himself to a worthwhile cause such as raising colorectal cancer awareness regardless of what other people think of him.

Sometimes his song choices do not please everyone or his editing might not impress everyone, sometimes his videos even come across as annoying to certain people...but at least he is trying to turn a pain-filled experience into a more positive situation.

As for the kids: they think their daddy is really cool....

I do ask one thing: Please me mindful of your comments. I can take the fact that you might not like the video or were not impressed by it...it is not for everyone...and that is okay... but there is no need to be down right nasty. I choose to beleive you are can come up with a more positive and constructive criticism.

Sincerely,
"The wife"
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lol, Alex.

I've been impressed here before, once or twice. The video just didn't have enough kittens in it for my taste. More kitten videos, please.
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