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Kissing by Jo McDougall | Saturday, May 14, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

May 14th, 2016

Episode 584 of 783 episodes

One scene from my childhood: Spending the night at my Aunt Eva’s, I have come downstairs at midnight for a glass of milk. She and her husband, Ferdinand, sit at the kitchen table, their backs to me. His left trouser leg is rolled up to his thigh. The stump of the leg he lost under... Read more »

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