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My Daughter Describes the Tarantula by Faith Shearin | Sunday, June 21, 2015 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

June 21st, 2015

Episode 252 of 781 episodes

Her voice is as lovely and delicate as a web. She describes how fragile they are, how they can die from a simple fall. Then she tells me about their burrows which are tidy and dry and decorated with silk. They are solitary, she tells me, and utterly mild, and when they are threatened they... Read more »

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