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Mixed Bag PM: Story Time for Grown-Ups


April 8, 2013

Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two.

April 2013 — Ambrose Bierce, Civil War Stories

An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
A Southern gentleman dreams his final thoughts of home and family and escape as Yankee soldiers prepare  to hang him from the Owl Creek Bridge.   
Killed at Resaca
Lt. Herman Brayle was the best soldier on our staff, except for one flaw: he was overly courageous, calmly staring death in the face at every opportunity. Eventually Death won. Only afterwards did we discover why Brayle was so foolishly brave. 
Other April Story Time PM Dates - April 22
A Horseman in the Sky
Carter Druse was the sentry on duty, charged with guarding the road into the valley where five regiments of Union soldiers were hidden. His mission: prevent a Rebel scout from learning their whereabouts at all costs.  
The Story of a Conscience
Captain Hartroy captured Confederate spy Dramer Brune behind enemy lines, but it went against his conscience to kill the man who saved his life. 
Three and One Are One
Barr Lassiter became a soldier in the Union Army against the wishes of his family in Tennessee. When his regiment was assigned to duty near the old homestead, he paid a visit to his family, hoping for reconciliation.  
Check the April schedule for Mixed Bag at Lunch Time, Wednesdays at 1 PM. 

All programs are FREE and subject to last minute change or cancellation.  

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