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Having Children by Barbara Tanner Angell | Monday, May 30, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

May 30th, 2016

Episode 600 of 782 episodes

A siren goes by, the scream cuts through me even though my child is home. For a moment I think… Where am I? In the middle of the night a cry, dreamed or heard, a wave washes over the body of my child. I have let her drown or fall. She has fallen from a... Read more »

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