Trinidad & Tobago: An Orisha wake

Attillah Springer attends the wake of Baba Sam, priest of the Orisas: “Baba Sam would have wanted music and laughter, and Mother V confirms that that is the case, that he warned her before he went his way, that he didn't want any crying and getting on. He wanted people to remember how he lived his life.

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