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Matinee by Patrick Phillips | Wednesday, May 04, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

May 4th, 2016

Episode 574 of 787 episodes

After the biopsy, after the bonescan, after the consult and the crying, for a few hours no one could find them, not even my sister, because it turns out they’d gone to the movies. Something tragic was playing, something epic, and so they went to the comedy with their popcorn and their cokes— the old... Read more »

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