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Taking It Home to Jerome by David Kirby | Sunday, April 17, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

April 17th, 2016

Episode 557 of 787 episodes

In Baton Rouge, there was a DJ on the soul station who was always urging his listeners to “take it on home to Jerome.” No one knew who Jerome was. And nobody cared. So it didn’t matter. I was, what, ten, twelve? I didn’t have anything to take home to anyone. Parents and teachers told... Read more »

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