And I lay my head to rest
Every day of my life I am blessed. . ."
It became our unofficial soundtrack. Our theme song. Everyday of my life, I am blessed.
The lyrics quickly got bastardized, as ab-libbed activities were added. ("I am schlepping, I am schlepping, every day of my life I am schlepping," the team would sing, hauling thousands of pounds in luggage heavy with pharmaceuticals up muddy riverside slopes.)
But in the morning, people would quietly sing those words to themselves or loudly as a group.