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On This Date by Annie Lighthart | Sunday, May 24, 2015 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

May 24th, 2015

Episode 224 of 785 episodes

On this date many things happened. Governments were heaved into being, creeds were repeated, maps and speeches given and believed. There was quiet on this date. A little boy lived. There was sleep, and one birdcall stitched all the way through. On this date there was longing. Someone walked through a room. One hand brushed... Read more »

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