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

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A poem each day, plus literary and historical notes from this day in history


Three of my cousins are deaf. But I have lots of cousins, so the deaf ones were always in the minority at family gatherings where they’d commandeer a couch or the kitchen table and juggle their hands. It was a language the rest of us didn’t understand because we never bothered to learn it. Their... Read more »