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Favorite Uncle by Wendy Mnookin | Friday, August 19, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

August 19th, 2016

Episode 683 of 785 episodes

Our favorite uncle, Stanley, the youngest of five brothers and the most handsome, used to play a game with my sister and me, hiding a nickel and making us choose which hand, clenched behind his back, held the prize. The two of us danced from one foot to the other, giddy with wanting— the nickel,... Read more »

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