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Music at My Mother’s Funeral by Faith Shearin | Monday, March 07, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

March 7th, 2016

Episode 516 of 785 episodes

During the weeks when we all believed my mother was likely to die she began to plan her funeral and she wanted us, her children, to consider the music we would play there. We remembered the soundtrack of my mother’s life: the years when she swept the floors to the sound of an eight track... Read more »

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