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His Elderly Father as a Young Man by Leo Dangel | Monday, July 18, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

July 18th, 2016

Episode 650 of 782 episodes

This happened before I met your mother: I took Jennie Johanson to a summer dance, and she sent me a letter, a love letter, I guess, even if the word love wasn’t in it. She wrote that she had a good time and didn’t want the night to end. At home, she lay down on... Read more »

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