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Young Couple at Mass by Albert Garcia | Tuesday, August 23, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

August 23rd, 2016

Episode 687 of 787 episodes

At Mass the just-married couple hold hands in the pew. New to the parish, they sit in front of an elderly pair, soapy scent of a 40-year marriage, and behind a family whose eight-year-old leans under the seats to stare at the many ankles and shoes. They feel noticeable, awkward— familiar amid the statue of... Read more »

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