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Author Topic: CoW Ep. 433: The Last Love Letter  (Read 191 times)

Languorous Lass

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on: January 01, 2021, 12:13:46 AM
Cast of Wonders 433: The Last Love Letter

• Author: Gretchen Tessmer
• Narrator: Katherine Inskip
• Host: Laura Pearlman
• Audio Producer: Jeremy Carter
• Artist: Alexis Goble

The Last Love Letter originally appeared in Nature Futures, May 13, 2020.

Click here to listen to Episode 433

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They want me to give your letters to the International Museum for safekeeping. They say the letters need to be preserved and the sooner the better.

They say that the things you did will echo through our history and serve as an inspiration for future generations.

But why should I care about future generations? We agreed that we’d never have children, remember? When we first got together, you said you were too old for midnight feedings and I said I was too broken to be a mother—both flimsy half-truths.


Tags:  Alexis Goble, archive, Banned Books Week, exploration, families, Gretchen Tessmer, grief, Jeremy Carter, Katherine Inskip, Laura Pearlman, letters, Memory, museums, space, Young Adult fiction
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