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Shame by C.K. Williams | Wednesday, November 04, 2015 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

November 4th, 2015

Episode 389 of 749 episodes

A girl who, in 1971, when I was living by myself, painfully lonely, bereft, depressed, offhandedly mentioned to me in a conversation with some friends that although at first she’d found me— I can’t remember the term, some dated colloquialism signifying odd, unacceptable, out-of-things— she’d decided that I was after all all right … twelve... Read more »

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