Sara Lerner

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Children sing the ADLaM alphabet

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AMADOU SYLLA: Karo essee gorore wako den eche diree fotehree. It was about someone that cut – what is it – a coconut in half and it was perfect.

[FATHIMA SHAW SINGS ADLAMA, THE ADLAM ALPHABET SONG]

[LARGE GROUP OF CHILDREN SING ADLAMA IN CALL-AND-RESPONSE STYLE]

[YOUNG BOY CONTINUES SINGING THE SONG]

YOUNG BOY: Winden jangen nengal meng ADLaM! [Translation: Let’s write and read in our mother tongue!]

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