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A Life by Michelle Y. Burke | Wednesday, June 15, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

June 15th, 2016

Episode 617 of 787 episodes

Each afternoon he took his pipe and led his goats beyond the pasture to a neighbor’s field behind his farm— not exactly his but not exactly not. As the goats dipped the tall grasses, he sat in the chair he never failed to bring. Sometimes he read, most often not. The vetch climbed the goldenrod,... Read more »

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