The Beautiful Girl who Had No Teeth
By Yashmine Agbere, Togo. Once upon a time, there was a beautiful girl who had a secret: her teeth were in her armpits, not her mouth. This is the story of what happens to another woman who is jealous of the girl and tries to trick her.
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[00:00:07.695][Once upon a time]
[00:00:09.367]Once upon a time,
[00:00:13.313]whose only daughter was a very beautiful and charming girl,
[00:00:19.281]whose beauty left no one indifferent in the whole region.
[00:00:39.212]The king decided to take the beautiful girl as his next wife.
[00:00:45.095]The news went around the village like wildfire.
[00:00:49.723]and she developed a great hatred for the young wife of the king.
[00:00:53.405]She began to spy on her and noticed that whenever the king's wives met for dinner,
[00:00:57.867]the beautiful young wife would remove the meat from her dish
[00:01:02.246]and retire to her room to eat it.
[00:01:47.986]One night after dinner,
the jealous king's wife
[00:01:51.245]followed the beautiful
young wife to her room
[00:02:06.649]they were in her armpits!
[00:02:15.036]The king's wicked wife then organized a big party and invited the whole village.
[00:03:37.072]She did not hesitate and asked the man to put her teeth in her mouth and not under her armpits.
[00:03:41.848]Beware, the first person who sees your armpits will receive your curse and you will be cured.”
[00:04:02.536]When she returned to the village, it was already the day of the festival.
[00:04:23.794]The party began, everyone was drinking, singing, dancing and jumping around.
[00:04:40.316]Slowly the young and beautiful king's wife stepped into the middle of the circle and began to dance.
[00:04:51.148]She looked at herself and realized that she was the one with the teeth under her armpits.
[00:05:02.074]It is said today that the wicked wife is still in the forest in search of the healer, but has not found him.
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