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This Woman’s Aerobics During Military Coup in Myanmar is Blowing the Internet Away

A woman giving an online exercise class during an actual military “coup” in the Asian nation of Myanmar is becoming an Internet sensation.

The woman’s flamouyant aerobics moves, set to catchy modern music, is quickly becoming a meme-worthy event:

The video is catching on beyond the obvious reasons of it being “right place, right time.” Or is it “right place, wrong time.”

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The surreal video appears to be legitimate due to GPS coordinates and a closer look at the shadows falling off the steps. The background is definitely a place in Myanmar near where the coup took place.

As a metaphor, it is a perfect encapsulation of how the people of the world are being asked to get on with their lives, as truly disturbing and earth-shaping events unfold before our very eyes.




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