This won't be easy for the poor guy, so please follow these five simple steps.
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It's been a rough week for aging baby boomers. First, news breaks that, after 39 years of marriage, Captain & Tennille are getting a divorce. Now, we learn that legendary folk singer Pete Seeger has passed away at the of 94. But not to worry; we're here with a fool-proof plan to keep your patchouli-scented hippie uncle from shedding too many tears into his organic quinoa. Listen up, man.
Step One: Familiarize yourself with Pete Seeger.
We recommend studying his Wikipedia page and then watching him perform his seminal peacenik anthem, "If I Had A Hammer."