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Take Your Kids to the Funeral by Michelle Boisseau | Monday, August 29, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

August 29th, 2016

Episode 693 of 784 episodes

Let them stretch out on the cool pews and listen to the valves of the church pump with coughs and foot scrapes. Let them discover the pleasing weirdness of pressing your belly against the seat edge and swinging your legs. Let them roll the bulletin into a telescope, stare a hole into their hands and... Read more »

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