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The Five Magical Brothers

NAME OF THE STORYTELLER:

Lacy Cain


TITLE OF THE STORY:

The Five Magical Brothers


STORY SOURCE MATERIAL:

Adaptation created from The Five Chinese Brothers,
The Seven Chinese Brothers, and The Seven Magic Brothers


TALETYPE:

Tall Tale


STORY RATING:

General Audience


ABSTRACT/SUMMARY OF THE STORY:

The Five Magical Brothers is about five brothers who look very similar to each other. The brothers are each in possession of a special gift. The first magical brother is sentenced to death by beheading after a tragic fishing accident. By asking the magistrate to go home and tell his mother goodbye he is able to change places with one of his brothers. This cycle continues until the magistrate judges the first magical brother innocent of his crimes. Then the brothers live happily ever after with their mother.


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