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The Writer's Almanac with Garrison KeillorThe Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

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Weather by Linda Pastan | Thursday, April 21, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

April 21st, 2016

Episode 561 of 784 episodes

Because of the menace your father opened like a black umbrella and held high over your childhood blocking the light, your life now seems to you exceptional in its simplicities. You speak of this, throwing the window open on a plain spring day, dazzling after such a winter.

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