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Last week this farmer finally saw rain on his property after 8 months of drought. Filled with joy he ran into the rain and his partner snapped this photo of a joyous moment in time. Now facebook have demanded it be taken down - and they’re suspending people for sharing it!

The drought in Australia is a major issue, the worst seen in years. Stock are dying as the farmers can't afford to feed them and no one will buy them as they are in such poor condition. Some are having to resort to shooting the animals they have done their utmost to care for.

It’s breaking their hearts and their souls. The proverbial rock and a hard place comes to mind. Suicide is becoming a common word among the rural people of Australia, some can't see a way out. It’s horrific.

This photo represents relief, joy, and celebration in the most Australian way.

It’s not pornography - it’s unbridled joy and it should be allowed to be posted and shared by the thousands who have tried, without fear of having a black mark on their name and the removal of the photo over their heads.

Please sign this petition and help us get this perfect representation of our life, its hardships and its joys back on facebook!

Letter to
COO - Sheryl Sandberg Facebook
COO - Facebook Sheryl Sandberg
CFO David Ebersman