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Husbands by Pauletta Hansel | Wednesday, July 15, 2015 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

July 15th, 2015

Episode 276 of 784 episodes

My mother likes a man who works. She likes my husband’s muddy knees, grass stains on the cuffs. She loved my father, though when weekends came he’d sleep till nine and would not lift his eyes up from the page to move the feet she’d vacuum under. On Saturdays my husband digs the holes for... Read more »

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