Funeral procession in Haiti - A sad but funny moment, true story

This morning, I heard a funeral procession going down the streets in the Haitian city where I live and the "fanfare" (the band) was singing the must unexpected song one would hear at a funeral...

New Orleans style funeral procession in Haiti
New Orleans style funeral procession in Haiti

I was standing in my back yard in disbelief. So I had to call my wife and others in the house to come and listen.

"Is this song I think it is?"

Yep!

The "fanfare" was singing the song "Voici Noel" (Silent night), a Christmas song as they walked the dearly departed from the funeral home near my house down the road to the local cemetery to be buried.

Perhaps it was a special request! It must have been!

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