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Suicides by Faith Shearin | Thursday, January 07, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

January 7th, 2016

Episode 455 of 782 episodes

There was the one who walked into a river with her pockets full of stones and the one who started her car with the garage door closed, determined to drive herself elsewhere. The youngest went into the kitchen and placed her head where she had so often placed chickens or hams. These were the women... Read more »

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