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My Grandparents’ Generation by Faith Shearin | Monday, May 04, 2015 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

May 4th, 2015

Episode 204 of 786 episodes

They are taking so many things with them: their sewing machines and fine china, their ability to fold a newspaper with one hand and swat a fly. They are taking their rotary telephones, and fat televisions, and knitting needles, their cast iron frying pans, and Tupperware. They are packing away the picnics and perambulators, the... Read more »

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