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You Should Avoid Young Children by Claire Keyes | Thursday, October 29, 2015 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

October 29th, 2015

Episode 383 of 782 episodes

Because they fill their diapers with reliable ease, sitting on your lap or spread out on your best mattress. Guilt is as foreign to them as vichyssoise. Because they spread sticky fingers over the piano keys, looking for you to hoist them onto your lap. They slam the ivories for the racket they can make.... Read more »

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