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Loudon Wainwright III

Singer-songwriter Loudon Wainwright III, who contributed "How Do You Believe in a Mystery?" to NPR's This I Believe series, is known for his songs about family dynamics, especially the dysfunctional side. He has recorded more than 20 albums and was nominated for two Grammy Awards. Wainwright has also acted in television and the movies.