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Every Family Has a Legend

From: Deborah Begel
Series: Calling America: Give Us Your Stories, Poems & Essays
Length: 03:02

Legends, how we remember.

Caph11legend_small Every family has a legend, larger than life, etched in the mind. Today on Calling America, legends, how we remember.

Auntie Kath
By Donna Pucciani
Read by Jennifer Poe

Laying Sod for Dad
By Barry Dunlap
Read by Ari Rabinowitz

Serengeti Crow 
By Glenis Redmond
Read by Allison Briggs

Music: Native flute by John Case




The other night at dinner
we laughed, "Are you going to eat that?"
Steve grabbed Susan's final crust
and we invoked Auntie Kath,
who re-lives herself whenever
someone reaches for a morsel
left on another's plate.
  --Auntie Kath By Donna Pucciani

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Every family has a legend, larger than life, etched in the mind. Today on Calling America, legends, how we remember.

Auntie Kath
By Donna Pucciani
Read by Jennifer Poe

Laying Sod for Dad
By Barry Dunlap
Read by Ari Rabinowitz

Serengeti Crow 
By Glenis Redmond
Read by Allison Briggs

Music: Native flute by John Case




The other night at dinner
we laughed, "Are you going to eat that?"
Steve grabbed Susan's final crust
and we invoked Auntie Kath,
who re-lives herself whenever
someone reaches for a morsel
left on another's plate.
  --Auntie Kath By Donna Pucciani

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In cue: Every family has a legend...

Out cue: Let legends live in words.

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