Death of Larry La PRISE

January 11, 2008:

What with all the sadness....

.... and trauma going on in the world at the moment, it is worth reflecting on the almost unnoticed death last week of a very
important person.

Larry La Prise, the man who wrote "The Hokey Pokey", died peacefully at home.  He was 93.

The most traumatic part for his family was getting him into the coffin.

They put his left leg in ... and then the trouble started.

(This one is for my grandson Jim, who turns 9 today.)
... Al

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