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Passing Through a Small Town by David Shumate | Monday, August 10, 2015 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

August 10th, 2015

Episode 303 of 788 episodes

Here the highways cross. One heads north. One heads east and west. On the corner of the square adjacent to the courthouse a bronze plaque marks the place where two Civil War generals faced one another and the weaker surrendered. A few pedestrians pass. A beauty parlor sign blinks. As I turn to head west,... Read more »

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