Mythology: The Cowherd and the Weaver Girl [Chinese folklore]
Taking out her hairpin, the Goddess scratched a wide river in the sky to separate the two lovers forever, thus forming the Milky Way between Altair and Vega. The Weaver Girl must sit forever on one side of the river, sadly weaving on her loom, while the Cowherd watches her from afar while taking care of their two children. But once a year all the magpies in the world would take pity on them and fly up into heaven to form a bridge over the star Deneb in the Cygnus constellation so the lovers may be together for a single night, which is the seventh night of the seventh moon.
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Mythology: The Cowherd and the Weaver Girl [Chinese folklore]
Taking out her hairpin, the Goddess scratched a wide river in the sky to separate the two lovers forever, thus forming the Milky Way between Altair and Vega. The Weaver Girl must sit forever on one side of the river, sadly weaving on her loom, while the Cowherd watches her from afar while taking care of their two children. But once a year all the magpies in the world would take pity on them and fly up into heaven to form a bridge over the star Deneb in the Cygnus constellation so the lovers may be together for a single night, which is the seventh night of the seventh moon.
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Mythology: The Cowherd and the Weaver Girl [Chinese folklore]

Taking out her hairpin, the Goddess scratched a wide river in the sky to separate the two lovers forever, thus forming the Milky Way between Altair and Vega. The Weaver Girl must sit forever on one side of the river, sadly weaving on her loom, while the Cowherd watches her from afar while taking care of their two children. But once a year all the magpies in the world would take pity on them and fly up into heaven to form a bridge over the star Deneb in the Cygnus constellation so the lovers may be together for a single night, which is the seventh night of the seventh moon.