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R. Kelly: Happy People / U Saved Me

Todd L. Burns, Stylus, 25 August 2004

THE PIED PIPER, AS THE STORY GOES, came to the town of Hamelin in 1284 playing his flute and swiftly cured its rat plague. After refusing to pay him for his services, the Piper came into town the next Sunday and played the same tune on his flute, luring all of the children to nearby mountains (while their parents were in church) and into a cave which closed as the last one stepped inside. They were never seen again.

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