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Abigail Stokes, Westminster College student, sings “If I Had a Hammer” by Pete Seeger Wednesday during a memorial to honor the American folk musician who died on January 27. The Rubato Music Club and Spiritual Life at Westminster organized the event. Stokes said gave a speech, saying her mother used to sing to her Seeger’s song, “Abby Yo Yo” when she was young. She added that she identified with Seeger as a humanitarian because his music always came with a moving message.

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