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Paul Stookey was the comedic member of the award-winning folk trio Peter, Paul and Mary, and wrote the hit "The Wedding Song (There is Love)."
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In 1985, Stookey joined Hugworks (then called Celebration Shop), which uses music to help children with special needs. Stookey's spirituality has taken on a more prominent place in his music and life, and he currently collaborates with his wife on multi-faith seminars and performances.
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