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The Sunday News by Louis Simpson | Monday, August 22, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

August 22nd, 2016

Episode 686 of 781 episodes

I didn’t stay for the closing hymns and prayers. I felt out of sorts, so I left. Someone was before me at the door: a child, gazing at a spot on her wrist. She said, “Can you help me?” “What is it?” “A ladybug,” she said. So I opened the door, and she said, “It... Read more »

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