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by Micha F. Lindemans
On Tahiti, Ro'o is the great healer-god. He was invoked by sick people whom he cured by driving out the spell of illness, and was called Ro'o-i-Te-Hiripoi ("Ro'o in distress"). Ro'o taught curative chants to the healers on earth. He is the son of Atea the sky-god.

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