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The Writer’s Almanac for January 31, 2015

January 31st, 2015

Episode 102 of 781 episodes

The doe, at a dead run, was dead the instant the truck hit her: In the headlights I saw her tongue extend and her eyes go shocked and vacant, Launched at a sudden right angle—say from twenty miles per hour south to fifty miles per hour east—she skated many yards on the slightest toe-edge tips... Read more »

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