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Writer Anne Lamott Reacts to the Government Shutdown Like No One Else

Stef McDonald

Writer Anne Lamott's social media posts on the U.S. government shutdown are full of disbelief, humor, and wisdom. She uses a metaphor about a drunk uncle wreaking havoc at a family event, then offers words we can take to heart anytime: "I'll remember the sticker I saw once, of Koko, the sign language gorilla, above the words, 'The law of the American jungle: remain calm, and share your bananas.' I am going to fill a box of warm clothes and take it to Goodwill..." Worth reading it all....

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