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Blessing of the Animals by Faith Shearin | Thursday, May 21, 2015 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

May 21st, 2015

Episode 221 of 784 episodes

At my daughter’s Catholic school there is a blessing of the animals at which the children line up with their fat hamsters and gauzy goldfish, their dogs so old they can barely climb the hill. They bring their cats with bald patches and their lizards sleeping in cages under a fake sun. In the line... Read more »

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