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Doctors by Anne Sexton | Monday, November 09, 2015 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

November 9th, 2015

Episode 394 of 780 episodes

They work with herbs and penicillin. They work with gentleness and the scalpel. They dig out the cancer, close an incision and say a prayer to the poverty of the skin. They are not Gods though they would like to be; they are only human trying to fix up a human. Many humans die. They... Read more »

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