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Episode 3

Richard Ford narrates the stories of his parents. Ominous signs ring true as father dies young and it is up to mother and son to forge ahead now. But everything will change.

Pulitzer Prize winning Richard Ford tells us the stories of his parents, taken from a newly published memoir.

As young marrieds they lived their lives on the road. After fifteen years of marriage, the author comes along: "All first children, certainly all only children, date the beginning of their lives as notable events." Then father dies before his time..

Producer Duncan Minshull.

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