By Leeny Del Seamonds

Story Summary:

Alegria is Spanish for “happiness” and “joy.” Listen as Leeny Del Seamons sings of what happens when we respect everyone in spite of our differences. In this original song, Leeny reminds us that we are all connected and equal. Together, we are one voice working towards peace to build a better world.

For a print friendly version of the transcript, click here:  Alegria – We Are One

Discussion Questions:

  1. Alegria is Spanish for joy and happiness.  Can you say “joy” in another language?
  2. What other songs, perhaps in other languages, do you know about peace and uniting as one people?

Resources:

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Themes:

  • Latino American/Latinos
  • Taking A Stand and Peacemaking

Full Transcript:

Hola! I’m Leeny Del Seamonds and this is a song I wrote Alegria in Spanish for happiness and joy.

Alegria Alegria Alegria

Mis amigos we sing as one

Alegria Alegria Alegria

to build a better world

one story one song one voice

We sing as one

Un quinto una canción una hose and untamos uno hunto

Alegria Alegria Alegria

Mis amigos we sing for peace

Alegria Alegria Alegria

To build a better world

one story one song one voice

We sing as one

Un quinto una canción una hose and untamos uno hunto

Alegria Alegria Alegria

Mis amigos we sing as one

Alegria Alegria Alegria

To build a better world

Chachacha olé