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On Reaching the Age of Two Hundred by Donald Hall | Wednesday, November 25, 2015 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

November 25th, 2015

Episode 409 of 788 episodes

When I awoke on the morning of my two hundredth birthday, I expected to be consulted by supplicants like the Sibyl at Cumae. I could tell them something. Instead, it was the usual thing: dried grapefruit for breakfast, Mozart all morning, interrupted by bees’ wings, and making love with a woman one hundred and eighty-one... Read more »

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