World Leaders Give Lots Of Nice Speeches. This One Is Different Because It Also Happens To Be True.

President José Mujica is known to Uruguayans for his humility. Now I know why. This weirdly poetic speech he gave at the Rio+20 summit is brutally honest about exactly the sort of long-term problems faced by humanity that politicians usually avoid like the plague — because plagues are long-term problems faced by humanity.

Shocking footage taken in Alpharetta, Georgia last Thursday shows a mother relaxing by a pool while her two sons play in the water. The scene quickly changes from fun to frightening when one son warns her about a tree about to fall on her.

"I was sitting at the pool relaxing and reading a book while watching my two sons swim, when I heard a tree cracking and then my son yelled 'Run mom!' so I bolted out of my chair right before a huge tree fell right on the chair I was sitting on," the mother said, according to Viral Hog.

"Our home security camera captured the whole thing!"

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