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Vocational Training by Carrie Shipers | Tuesday, April 12, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

April 12th, 2016

Episode 552 of 785 episodes

I sound so much like my mother that when people called our house for help, I’d have to stop them halfway through their stories. Hold on, I’d say, I’m not her. When I went with her on calls, I hovered in doorways, holding her equipment, watched her walk to the center of what was wrong.... Read more »

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