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Waving Good-Bye by Gerald Stern | Monday, February 22, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

February 22nd, 2016

Episode 502 of 785 episodes

I wanted to know what it was like before we had voices and before we had bare fingers and before we had minds to move us through our actions and tears to help us over our feelings, so I drove my daughter through the snow to meet her friend and filled her car with suitcases... Read more »

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