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The Writer's Almanac with Garrison KeillorThe Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

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The Writer’s Almanac for December 19, 2014

December 19th, 2014

Episode 59 of 784 episodes

Years ago, driving across the mountains in West Virginia, both of us are so young we don’t know anything. We are twenty-eight years old, our children sleeping in the back seat. With your fresh Ph.D. in your suitcase, we head out toward Kansas City. We’ve never been anywhere. We decide to go the long way... Read more »

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