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Cinderella’s Diary by Ron Koertge | Tuesday, July 19, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

July 19th, 2016

Episode 651 of 786 episodes

I miss my stepmother. What a thing to say, but it’s true. The prince is so boring: four hours to dress and then the cheering throngs. Again. The page who holds the door is cute enough to eat. Where is he once Mr. Charming kisses my forehead goodnight? Every morning I gaze out a casement... Read more »

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