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West Highland by Thomas Lynch | Sunday, January 17, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

January 17th, 2016

Episode 465 of 782 episodes

Whenever I hear their aged names— Lena, Cora Mae, Lydia, Bea— I think of prim, widowed ladies from the Baptist Church in West Highland Township; and imagine their ordered, born-again lives beyond the latter-day suburban sprawl of disenchantment and convenience stores. Lives lived out at the same pace as their mothers and their mothers’ people... Read more »

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