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The Widows by Donald Hall | Saturday, October 10, 2015 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

October 10th, 2015

Episode 364 of 788 episodes

Up and down the small streets, in which no two houses are exactly alike, widows of all ages sit alone playing solitaire, or knitting, or sometimes baking, left in the big, empty houses. Here are Mrs. Montgomery, Mrs. Pilching, Mrs. Wolf, and Mrs. Pelletier, all at once— in a section of nine houses, four widows.... Read more »

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