When Kids In Third World Countries Read First World Problems, They Suddenly Don’t Feel Like Problems

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Ah, First World Problems. If you live in a western country, for one reason or another, you’re probably guilty of uttering one of these phrases.

Sure, minor inconveniences can really make a day unpleasant, but when put into perspective, having cold leather seats when you get into your car during the winter isn’t the end of the world.

Not having clean water, however, is an entirely different story. In order to highlight what “problems” actually are, Water Is Life launched the “First World Problems Anthem” video last year.

The video consists of people in the Third World reading tweets that were labeled with the hashtag #FirstWorldProblems. The stark contrast is sure to make the line at Starbucks seem like much less of a big deal.

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Hailing from Queens, New York, Robert Gordon can be found running the World News section of Elite Daily or roaming NYC on photographic expeditions. A diehard sports fan who’s had his heart constantly broken by the Knicks and Mets, Robert can be seen donning orange and blue attire all throughout the city. Under the moniker Robbie Fingers, he creates visuals from music videos, to short films with his partner, ManuallFocus.

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