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Tin Ear by Peter Schmitt | Saturday, July 04, 2015 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

July 4th, 2015

Episode 265 of 782 episodes

We stood at attention as she moved with a kind of Groucho shuffle down our line, her trained music teacher’s ear passing by our ten- and eleven-year-old mouths open to some song now forgotten. And as she held her momentary pause in front of me, I peered from the corner of my eye to hers,... Read more »

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