Singing Your Song or Telling Your Story

Different versions of the following story can be found, as retold by various authors*:       When a woman in a certain African tribe knows she’s pregnant, she goes out into the wilderness with a few friends. Together they pray and meditate until they hear the baby’s unique song. As they attune to it, the women sing it aloud. Then they return to the tribe and teach it to everyone else. When the child is born the community gathers and sings the
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