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Carly Simon and Tavis Smiley Discuss how they Overcame their Stutters

In a 2008 interview with Tavis Smiley, Carly Simon discusses what it was like growing up with a severe stutter and how she learned to overcome it using rhthym and song. Simon describes her mother teaching her how to “speak with rhythm” as a means of helping her communicate. As Simon jokes, “I learned to