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Hail, Hail — Happy Birthday Rendition

Text The following piece was collected from a twenty woman from San Jose, CA. The woman will hereafter be referred to as the “Informant”, and I the “Collector”. Informant: “My family has a very specific Happy Birthday song.” Collector: “How so? Informant: “We have, like, twelve songs we sing. Well, that’s an exaggeration. We have… Continue Reading »