Commentary: Storytelling on Skis

Commentator Bill Harley finds himself among elite folk in a ski-lift line. After pre-judging a group of teenage girls from New Jersey, one of the girls launches into a traditional Haitian folk tale. This changes his entire impression of them — and reminds him of the power of stories.



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