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Atim George is a retired Foreign Service Officer and doctoral candidate. She has a long held interest in Oral History and pleased to attend the 2018 OHSS. This tape contains a very short song, Tell Me A Story, Atim ‘composed’ as a very young child. Atim says she developed the simple song to encourage her older sister to tell her a story at bedtime. Tell Me A Story, according to Atim, also signals the importance of story in her life.
This song may be of interest to those who are curious about children’s songs.
Yasmin Mikhaiel is a dramaturg and Oral Historian who lives and works in the metropolitan Chicago area.
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