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Grandfather’s Cars by Robert Phillips | Monday, June 01, 2015 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

June 1st, 2015

Episode 232 of 785 episodes

Every two years he traded them in (“As soon as the ashtrays get full,” he said with good humor); always a sedate four-door sedan, always a Buick, always dark as the inside of a tomb. Then one spring Grandfather took off to trade, returned, parked proudly in the driveway. “Shave-and-a-haircut, two bits!” blared the horn.... Read more »

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