National Geographic Magazine, December 2020

“In cultures around the world, the songs that coax kids to sleep are windows into parents’ hopes, fears, and dreams for the future.”

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Talk, National Geographic Live

Interview, WNYC Radio

“It’s easy to dismiss lullabies like "Rock-A-Bye Baby" as merely children’s bedtime songs, but, as it turns out, there is actually a lot more depth and significance to these simple songs than there may appear at first glance.”

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LILU @ Storytellers Summit 2021

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II. Breathtaking Air

IV. Sign Language

VI. Song of the Sea

DisplacedI. Displaced from Home

III. Community Cradle

V. Physical Distance

A Lullaby Library

with support from
National Geographic Society
The Tim Hetherington Trust

Photography Hannah Reyes Morales
Audio Rupert Compston
Animations Robertino Zambrano / Kapwa Studios