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Stand Up, BE COUNTED, in your support to end extreme poverty

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Be Counted and be a part of the Guinness World Record. Join millions of others in calling on world leaders to honor their commitments to end extreme poverty by 2015 and achieve the Millennium Development Goals. You can take the online action right here on anytime between 9pm GMT on Oct. 16th and 9pm GMT on Oct. 17th and be counted towards a Guinness World Record for the most people to Stand Up and Speak Out for a cause.

How to be Counted:

1. Read the short pledge and physically STAND UP wherever you are:

I am standing now with millions around the world to show my commitment to the fight against extreme poverty and inequality. I am standing because I refuse to accept more excuses in a world where 50,000 people die every day as a result of extreme poverty and the gap between rich and poor is getting wider. I am standing to ask the world’s leaders to keep their promises to meet the Millennium Development Goals. Today, and every day, I will stand up and speak out against poverty.

2. Click 'Make this Committment,' enter your information, click 'Submit' and you will be counted for the Guinness World Record.

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