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Sing Me a Story brings light to kids with dark lives

After graduating from Northwestern, Chicago native Austin Atteberry moved to Nashville with dreams of creating hits for the artists who lived and recorded in Music City. But while trying to bring a little cheer to some sick children, he found his true calling. He founded the organization Sing Me A Story, where children in hospitals, orphanages, and youth programs submit stories they’ve written, and those stories come to life thanks to a volunteer singer/songwriter who creates and records a song for the child based on that story.

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