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The First Day by Joseph Green | Monday, July 06, 2015 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

July 6th, 2015

Episode 267 of 782 episodes

Saturday morning the pool fills with children. Their parents want them to learn something preposterous: not just to tread water, but to move through it as easily as they run at home from one room to another. Naturally the miracle of flotation escapes some of them; however, the believers, buoyant in their faith, hold their... Read more »

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