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Magic at Maher

Tom and Chris Yerlig spent four days in Pune performing for the Maher Foundation  —Maher has over thirty homes for abused and battered women and their children. There were many marvelous and moving shows, among them: a show for 200 + …
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Special Offer to our Donors

With your generous support we are able to reach out to children around the world. As a special offer to our donors of $100 or more we will send you a copy of Janet’s book, Mango Basket and Rickshaw Blessings,  full …
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Magic in India

Janet and I have been here a week and will be here two more weeks .We are also traveling with Janet’s mime teacher, a brilliant British mime, Chris Yerlig. We are performing an average of three shows a day in …
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Magic at Homeboy Launched

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015 was a magic day at Homeboy Industries in LA. Tom, Ryan and Wes, ignited a room of ex-gang members with magic. The three magicians were there to talk about MWB, perform and inspire ex-gang members to …
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Post from India

Greetings and magical best wishes from Mumbai India . Full days of teaching and performing Magic. Yesterday we began a new project at the DH Sirur Boys Orphanage, teaching magic to 11 boys —7 hours of teaching and practicing yesterday …
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Magic & Mime at Prerana: Part II

During our four delightful days at Prerana, Chris taught the girls the fundamentals of mime, hat tricks and balloon magic. Mime is a wonderful art to learn along with magic; mime helps a person to feel at home in their …
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Magic & Mime at Prerana: Part I

During our April 2013 trip to India Tom and Chris spent four 10 hour days at Prerana, teaching our twelve young magicians. These twelve girls are all daughters of sex workers from the brutal brothels of Mumbai’s Red Light District. …
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Our Children: A wonderful partner in India

For almost ten years Magicians Without Borders has worked with the marvelous Indian organization Our Children (www.ourchildrenindia.org) . For 43 years Our Children has worked with 30 institutions, primarily orphanages and homes for neglected, mentally  handicapped or abandoned children. Some of …
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April 2013: Mumbai Magic

  Tom recently returned from a two week trip to India. He travelled with Janet’s mime teacher, Chris Yerlig. Chris is from Great Britain and has performed and taught mime full-time for the last 20 years. The first week Chris …
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Blessed in Bogota

  Tom teaches magic to Findesin Orphanage girls Just back from an amazing 2 weeks in Bogotá, Colombia. Every day was packed with wonderful things: – Each week teaching magic to our young magicians. – An amazing weekend Magic Camp, …
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