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Posted on: October 18th, 2013 by jeni No Comments


Mattie’s Peace Tree 2013

A Global Celebration of Peace!

International Family Tree — Peace is for All People


click on image to enlarge

(scroll down on this page to view individual ornaments)



Mattie’s Peace Tree 2013

celebrates peace ornaments and displays

from global citizens who participated in

our annual Peace Tree & Poetry activity!


We asked folks to partipate in any of the following ways:

1) Send  us photos of your peace ornaments and global tree displays.

2) Send us a video of you reading Mattie’s “December Prayer” poem

in English or translated into another language.

3) ”Tweet” and “Share” Mattie’s 2013 Peace Tree

and take it on a virtual global peace mission.


Mattie’s 2013 Peace Tree and tour touched

global neighbors in 32 countries on 7 continents:

Antarctica, Armenia, Australia, Brazil,

Canada, China, England, France, Germany, Greece,

Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy,

Japan, Kenya, Korea, Kyrgyzstan, Morocco,

the Netherlands, Nigeria, Pakistan, the Philippines,

Russia, Scotland, South Africa, Sweden,

Turkey, Uganda, Vietnam, Yemen,

and the USA – including –>

Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut,
Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana,
Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts,
Michigan,Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Jersey, 
New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma,
Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina
Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington,
Washington DC, West Virginia, and Wisconsin


Thank you to the global citizens who

helped create and share

Mattie’s 2013 Peace Tree & Poetry materials!

View the international ornament/video participant list

2013 Mattie’s Peace Tree & Poetry  (CLICK HERE…)


We always welcome additional 

Peace Tree ornaments and displays, and

December Prayer videos and translations.

They will all be posted on these pages.



Click on the gallery links to enjoy

group ornaments and displays (first rows)

and individual global ornaments (lower rows).


To view the international list of

2013 Mattie’s Peace Tree 

ornamaent/video participants…




WHAT is the activity:

Our annual international celebration of peace –

Your ornaments, decorated and displayed for the

Mattie’s 2013 Peace Tree


WHO are the participants:

Everyone. Everywhere.
All ages. All places. All religions.
We invited individuals, families, classrooms, offices,
places of worship, community groups, and more
to participate in this free and fun peace activity.


WHY this matters:

We are celebrating Mattie’s message:
“Peace is for all people.”
The inspiration for this activity comes from
the closing line of Mattie’s December Prayer poem:



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