Mister Ron's Basement II
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Thur, Apr 22 2010

Mister Ron's Basement #1656

This week we offer some wonderfully feel-good tales from Charles Battell Loomis's 1908 book 'The Knack of It -- Some Essays in Optimism.'

Today's piece is one of Mister Ron's favorites of all time -- written not long after the San Francisco Earthquake and Fire -- it is called 'On Keeping Young.'

Time: approx nine and a half minutes

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