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Last Day of Kindergarten by Marjorie Saiser | Sunday, July 03, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

July 3rd, 2016

Episode 635 of 787 episodes

In the photograph the boy is ecstatic, set free, a young king, everything ahead of him. There is nothing he can’t have if he wants it and he wants it, as does his friend beside him. They are ready now to ride off together and slay dragons, rescue the world. It’s all here in the... Read more »

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