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Still, I Give Thanks by Marie Reynolds | Tuesday, June 21, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

June 21st, 2016

Episode 623 of 787 episodes

Day fourteen in the radiation waiting room and the elderly man sitting next to me says he gives thanks every day because he can still roll over and climb out of bed. We wear the same cotton gowns—repeating pattern of gold stars on a field of blue—that gape in back, leaving our goose bump flesh... Read more »

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