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My Luck by Joyce Sutphen | Wednesday, August 10, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

August 10th, 2016

Episode 673 of 789 episodes

When I was five, my father, who loved me, ran me over with a medium-sized farm tractor. I was lucky though; I tripped and slipped into a small depression, which caused the wheels to tread lightly on my leg, which had already been broken (when I was three) by a big dog, who liked to... Read more »

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