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The Writer’s Almanac for January 16, 2015

January 16th, 2015

Episode 87 of 748 episodes

And on certain nights, maybe once or twice a year, I’d carry the baby down and all the kids would come all nine of us together, and we’d build a town in the basement from boxes and blankets and overturned chairs. And some lived under the pool table or in the bathroom or the boiler... Read more »