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Disappearing Fathers by Faith Shearin | Friday, January 15, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

January 15th, 2016

Episode 463 of 750 episodes

Sometime after I turned forty the fathers from my childhood began disappearing; they had heart attacks during business dinners or while digging their shovels into a late April snow. Some fathers began forgetting things: their phone numbers, which neighborhoods belonged to them, which houses. They had a shortness of breath, the world’s air suddenly too... Read more »

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