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That song always brings tears

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The chorus included in your epistle not only reminded me of my involvement in the civil rights movement but brought tears to my eyes. Thank you for the historic approach

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Some day...

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Beautiful!!!! A reason to smile and feel joyful hope!

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This newsletter is fascinating, stirring and simply beautiful. I am so grateful, once again, to you both. Thank you!

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Wonderful

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A famous book tells us In the beginning was the word." The "word" with added music is called "song",

The song can take the word to those who may not be fully literate, but can understand the feeling and the word so transmitted.

This is why what is called "hip hop" has returned poetry to it's proper place, the spoken word.

The Folio of Shakespeare preserved his plays in a book form. The page is not the stage. The performance takes the word and puts the life of interpretation into it for the audience.k. Please bear this in mind when people speak of different forms of communication.

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Absolutely beautiful and truly inspiring. Thank you so much!!!!!

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WOW! Beauty such as this performance is reason to smile! I am a huge Pete Seeger fan and it's hard to even consider someone else's version of this song as great, but this version is great! I thought it was going to be a wonderful chorus of diverse persons, and then the soloist started...on my!!!! I never ever would have found this version without this Steady group. Many thanks to Mr. Rather and Mr. Kirschner!

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I do not need an excuse to not vote.

I am free to not vote: voting is not a requirement for citizenship.

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I live in Oakland, Ca and feel so blessed that this comes from our community

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THANK YOU! I was moved to tears.

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💖👏

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What a beautiful arrangement! The lead singer was so powerful and so passionate that his interpretation brought tears to my eyes. Thank you for sharing.

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Tears and hope.

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There are three songs that I share with my parents, children of Red Clydesiders, who came to Canada. One is, "We Shall Not Be Moved," another, "Jerusalem," the third, "We Shall Overcome." All three speak of faith and better times to come.

It will happen, someday.

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