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Questions by Joseph Mills | Saturday, October 01, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

October 1st, 2016

Episode 726 of 786 episodes

On the Interstate, my daughter tells me she only has two questions. I’m relieved because she usually has two hundred. I say, Okay, let’s have them, and she asks, What was there before there was anything? Stupidly, I think I can answer this: There was grass, forests, fields, meadows, rivers. She stops me. No, Daddy.... Read more »

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