The video of the nursing home patient reawakened by the music he loved has been rocketing around the internet:
There’s a follow-up article in today’s Washington Post. You can donate old iPods so that others can feel the same magic again:
According to Dan Cohen, spokesman for the Music and Memory Project, the reaction to the clip has been tremendous. “I am truly delighted and surprised,” he told The Washington Post in a Thursday phone call.
For those interested in helping the project, Music and Memory accepts donations of iPods of any kind, he said. The group starts people out with the iPod shuffle, but also uses other iPods and iPads to help improve the lives of nursing home residents.