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In the Hospital by George Garrett | Wednesday, September 07, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

September 7th, 2016

Episode 702 of 780 episodes

Here everything is white and clean as driftwood. Pain’s localized and suffering, strictly routine, goes on behind a modest screen. Softly the nurses glide on wheels, crackle like windy sails, smelling of soap, I’m needled and the whole room reels. The Fury asks me how I feel and, grinning turns to the brisk care of... Read more »

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