Distraction of the Day: Penn Staters are FTK in Florence, Italy

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While THON may be held in the BJC every year, the reach of THON spreads all over the world. A group of study-abroad students in Florence, Italy organized a THON watch party for the final four hours this year, despite it being five hours ahead of the Eastern Standard Time zone.

Check out this video sent to us by Michael Pansolini:

THON Reveal 2014 – PSU Florence from Michael Pansolini on Vimeo.

According to the description, the video was made “to highlight the continued support and enthusiasm of THONers and Penn Staters regardless of their distance from Old State.” The group raised $350 FTK during the dinner.

It’s pretty neat that no matter where you go in the world, the power of THON and Penn State can always bring people together.

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Alex Robinson is the Sports Editor for the 2014-15 school year. He's lived in Harrisburg almost his whole life, but he says he's from California -- where he was born -- because that's more fun. He loves cats and Chinese food, but only separately. He met both Ben Affleck and Kanye West within a half hour, so the three of them are basically best friends. If you want to hear his #scorching #hot #takes, you can follow him at @ARobinsonPSU or email him at [email protected] (please email him, he needs someone to talk to).

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