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Nyraine

Seeger Fest!

by Jeremy Rainer
Durst Breneiser

I am deeply grateful to have known Pete Seeger.  I first met him after a concert (on my birthday) in 2001, and we did an hour-long interview for my high school newspaper.  In 2002 I organized a week-long event at my high school, Human Rights Week, and I asked Pete to give a concert.  I was amazed when he agreed to play; the concert was a complete success.  Since then, I went to see him perform every chance I'd get.  I saw him so frequently that he'd recognize me whenever we met - and I always made sure to meet him after a show.  I met Pete for