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The Writer’s Almanac for March 29, 2015

March 29th, 2015

Episode 159 of 753 episodes

So what do you want? he growled inside the chopper, strapping me roughly to the stretcher as if I were already dead. “Jesus,” I swore, delirious with pain, touching the hot mush of my legs. “To see my wife. Go home, play with my kids, help them grow up. You know.” His camouflaged face was... Read more »

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