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The Ferry by Jo McDougall | Wednesday, May 18, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

May 18th, 2016

Episode 588 of 781 episodes

Whenever we needed to cross the Arkansas, we had to take the dirt road to the ferry. My father would drive. My mother would fret about missing the on-ramp, driving off the other end, getting caught by the dark. After we bumped ourselves on with a few other cars, after the ferry coughed us away... Read more »

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