Laughter
  • May 3, 2017 6:00 pm
  • 57:17 mins
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Laughter is an expression that knows no boundaries. Despite age gaps or cultural differences, people from all over the world and all walks of life know how to let out a laugh. Such an expression edifies and unifies even the most unlikely of creatures. In this episode, these stories and songs not only talk about laughing but they also make you laugh with their outlandish charm. Stories and songs included in this episode: The Little Woman Who Laughed by Stephanie Beneteau (1:05) A Japanese tale about a little woman who chases a runaway rice ball and laughs in the face of danger. Stephanie has been the direcor of the the Quebec Intercultural Storytelling Festival since 2015. Learn more about Stephanie Beneteau by visiting www.stephaniebeneteau.com I've Got a Bullfrog by David Holt (15:16) A song about a giant pet frog. Four-time Grammy Award winner, David Holt hosts the PBS National show "David Holt's State of Music". To learn more about David Holt visit www.davidholt.com I Ain't Know, Bo! by Tim Lowry (19:06) Tim's experience as a fifth grade teacher in a Baptist elementary school and teaching english to Russian immigrants and the eventual crossover between the two. Tim is the ambassador for the Sweet Tea Trail of his hometown Summerville, SC. Learn more about Tim Lowry by visiting www.storytellertimlowry.com Bellybuttons by Bill Harley (51:27) When a bag of bellybuttons were left on a shelf during the people making process of a town everyone's laughter leaked out. This story is taken from Bill's album, The Town Around the Bend. Learn more about Bill Harley by visiting www.billharley.com

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