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The Happiest Day by Linda Pastan | Wednesday, March 23, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

March 23rd, 2016

Episode 532 of 787 episodes

It was early May, I think a moment of lilac or dogwood when so many promises are made it hardly matters if a few are broken. My mother and father still hovered in the background, part of the scenery like the houses I had grown up in, and if they would be torn down later... Read more »

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