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March 14, 2013

When Women Were Birds

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Western writer Terry Tempest Williams was given a gift by her mother as she was dying: her journals - three shelves of them. When she sat down to read them, she found that they were all blank. Terry Tempest Williams has spent 25 years sorting out the message her mother meant to give her.


"Lookout for Hope" by Jerry Douglas and "Happy as a Dead Pig in the Sun" by Kaki King.

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