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The UNICEF Snowflake: A beacon of hope for the holidays

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The UNICEF Snowflake at 57th Street and Fifth Avenue in New York City.

NEW YORK, USA, 28 November 2005 - The UNICEF Snowflake is a dazzling, illuminated crystal ornament that graces the intersection of Fifth Avenue and 57th Street in New York City each holiday season as a beacon of hope, peace and compassion for vulnerable children around the world.

More than a symbol, the UNICEF Snowflake is the centerpiece of an ambitious campaign to raise millions of dollars in support of health, immunization, nutrition, clean water and sanitation, education and protection for children in developing nations.

For more on the UNICEF Snowflake, please click here. (U.S. Fund for UNICEF)




30 November 2005: UNICEF Correspondent Kun Li reports on the lighting of UNICEF Snowflake.

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