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Tree Poem by Paul Hostovsky | Saturday, July 30, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

July 30th, 2016

Episode 662 of 781 episodes

It wasn’t that he wanted to take his life. He wanted to take his death into his own hands. There was a difference, he knew, though he couldn’t articulate it. More speculative than suicidal, more curious than depressed, more interested than not, he didn’t want to talk to a therapist. He wanted to talk to... Read more »

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