Four generations

In my own family the language has taken four generations to change, from my grandfather in 1920 to my children in 1990.
My grandfather and mother were from East Texas, but my children have lived in both the north and the south, as have I.

-Ken Fisher


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Michele Norris is the host of NPR’s All Things Considered and the author of The Grace of Silence.

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