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Brothers Playing Catch on Christmas Day by Gary Short | Saturday, December 26, 2015 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

December 26th, 2015

Episode 438 of 782 episodes

Only a little light remains. The new football feels heavy and our throws are awkward like the conversation of brothers who see each other occasionally. After a few exchanges, confidence grows, the passing and catching feels natural and good. Gradually, we move farther apart, out in the field, the space between us filling with darkness.... Read more »

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