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One of Us by Wendell Berry | Monday, November 30, 2015 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

November 30th, 2015

Episode 414 of 787 episodes

Must another poor body, brought to its rest at last, be made the occasion of yet another sermon? Have we nothing to say of the dead that is not a dull mortal lesson to the living, our praise of Heaven blunted by this craven blaming of the earth? We must go with the body to... Read more »

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