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When I Was Conceived by Michael Ryan | Sunday, June 14, 2015 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

June 14th, 2015

Episode 245 of 784 episodes

It was 1945, and it was May. White crocus bloomed in St. Louis. The Germans gave in but the war shoved on, and my father came home from work that evening tired and washed his hands not picturing the black-goggled men with code names fashioning an atomic bomb. Maybe he loved his wife that evening.... Read more »

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