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Lyric Culture Releases Limited Edition Bob Marley Tee and Scarf to Support Every Mother Counts(April 13, 2012)
LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 04/13/12 -- Every Mother Counts, founded by Christy Turlington Burns to increase education and support for maternal mortality reduction globally, and the 1love foundation have collaborated with Lyric Culture (PINKSHEETS: LYJN) to create a limited edition scarf and tee emblazoned with lyrics from the Bob Marley classic "Get Up, Stand Up." The exclusive merchandise will be available only at www.lyricculture.com beginning April 13th.
Twenty percent of the gross sale of the tee ($45) and scarf ($45) will go directly to Every Mother Counts in support of maternal health programs on the ground in multiple countries around the world.
Christy Turlington Burns and Bob Marley's daughter, Cedella Marley, handwrote the lyrics to the entire song, which are printed on the scarf and inside the tee.
"Women helping women improve the lives of girls and women worldwide -- that is something to Get Up and Stand Up about. I am proud to lend my voice to this amazing campaign."
-- Cedella Marley
"Every Mother Counts is honored that Cedella Marley has added her voice (and Bob Marley's 'Get Up, Stand Up' lyrics) to raise awareness for maternal health. The Lyric Culture tee is a beautiful symbol that conveys the importance of a woman's right to access maternity care."
-- Christy Turlington Burns, Founder, Every Mother Counts
"Bob Marley's iconic lyrics were the ideal inspiration for our design and wholly convey the message that women everywhere should 'Get Up, Stand Up' and come together to raise awareness about the importance of maternal health. Lyric Culture is proud to be a supporter of such a significant cause and we are honored to be collaborating with Christy Turlington Burns, Cedella Marley and their respective organizations."
-- Hanna Rochelle, Founder, Lyric Culture
About Every Mother Counts
Founded by Christy Turlington Burns, Every Mother Counts is an advocacy and mobilization campaign to increase education and support for maternal mortality reduction globally. Every Mother Counts seeks to engage new audiences to better understand the challenges and the solutions while encouraging them to take action to improve the lives of girls and women worldwide.
About Lyric Culture
Lyric Culture is a music inspired lifestyle brand driven by the song lyrics of legendary artists including Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, Joan Jett, David Bowie, Michael Jackson and many others. By securing licensing rights from virtually all the major music publishing companies, this fashion brand creates new revenue streams for songwriters who penned the lyrics, primarily a range of apparel and lifestyle products. Follow Lyric Culture at www.facebook.com/lyricculture and www.twitter.com/lyricculture and www.lyricculture.com.
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