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Ripe Cherries by Athena Kildegaard | Saturday, April 09, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

April 9th, 2016

Episode 549 of 784 episodes

I read that the men, on their way to Gettysburg, stopped along the road to pick and eat ripe cherries. That the fruit should not go to waste. That they should take such pleasure before battle. That the oldest among them should shake the trees and the youngest gather the fallen fruit. That they should... Read more »

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