Nothing is more enchanting than a mermaid, their song so sweet as they drown you in the ocean. Their presence foretold storms and shipwrecks, but they were beautiful to look upon. This week we explore merfolk across different cultures, from the Irish merrow to the Japanese ningyo.
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