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Stories and Songs Around the Campfire

  Story Abstract  

Name of the Storyteller: 

Rhonda Crow


Title of the Story: 

You Can’t Get Out


Story Source Material:

Story adaptation from an Oklahoma folktale. http://www.americanfolklore.net/ss.html

. “…It would be an honor to have you retell the story for your class…”  Sandy Schlosser, author of  Spooky New England, Spooky South, Spooky Southwest, Spooky New York

Folk tale story from Oklahoma


Story Rating:

General audience


Taletype Classification of the Story:

Folktale


Abstract/Summary: Every small town in any state has their town drunk, the one that everyone talks about each and every day, one that the local ministers try to saves, and everyone shakes their heads and wonders what he will do next.  This folktale is a story told from the state of Oklahoma.

One night as Stinky, the town drunk, staggers home from the local beer joint has a life altering experience.

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© Elizabeth Figa, 2005