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The Writer’s Almanac for January 4, 2015

January 4th, 2015

Episode 75 of 994 episodes

1. The one where the preacher’s kid from Georgia, growing up in a house with no books but the Bible, became a great poet. 2. The one where the great poet remained faithful to his wife even after her stroke, devoted to her for fifty years. 3. The one where he won the Nobel Prize... Read more »

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