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The Bay Area Remembers Pete Seeger

| January 28, 2014
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Music, activism, optimism and peace — the central threads of Pete Seeger’s spirit have a lot in common with San Francisco’s. The iconic folk musician died Jan. 27 at age 94. Here’s how folks in the Bay Area recall his encounters with California and share how his music and message still move them.

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Journalist and media producer specializing in public health, mental health and immigration. Multimedia editor at TED Books and regular contributor to KQED radio. Stories in various forms (words, photos, audio and video) have appeared in the Atlantic online, New York Times, Boston Globe, Sacramento Bee, and with the Center for Investigative Reporting. Fluent Spanish speaker (can’t resist a good salsa beat) and fourth-generation San Franciscan. Go Giants! Reach Grace Rubenstein at grubenstein@KQED.org.

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