Fogo Island, Newfoundland

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One day a group of hikers, who heard of the rare appearance of the Great Auk and the Angelbird set out to discover if it was true.

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Legend had it that if the people paused along the path and cried out with all their might that perhaps the Great Auk and the Angelbird would appear.

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They did once and nothing happened and so they had to try again…

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At long last the Great Auk emerged from the rocks…

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And the Angelbird emerged from the hills.

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And the two saw each other again after such a long time.

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And when it was time for the Great Auk to disappear again, he fell back into the arms of the Angelbird.

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And the Great Auk again fell asleep.

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And as her beloved fell into his great slumber she disappeared again into the hills.

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