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Our Fathers by Joyce Sutphen | Wednesday, January 06, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

January 6th, 2016

Episode 454 of 784 episodes

Our fathers, who lived all their lives on earth— are going now. They have given us all we need, and when we asked, they gave us more. Their names are beautiful to us, holy as the names of stars, as familiar as the roads we traveled, falling asleep on the way from one farm to... Read more »

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