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A Wonder – Hiwassee

Earlier in the week I told you about a new song Paul had written. Today I’m going to let you hear the song, and let Paul tell you the story of how he wrote it. The video is quite long, right at 30 minutes. The song plays in the first portion and then Paul talks about the song. After you watch the video, Paul has some additional information to share with you below it. —– A Wonder – Hiwassee Lyrics…

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