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“There’s something ageless about Wendell Berry”
- Garrison Keillor

It’s a rainy spring afternoon on Wendell Berry’s hillside farm in Henry County, northeast of Louisville. He’s taking a break, sitting at his kitchen table, talking about what it was like to get a medal from The President. “It was extraordinary. It was an experience totally unprecedented for me. But I’m not a person who’s much at ease in exalted public circumstances.”

Berry received the National Humanities Medal in a White House ceremony in March. He says winning the award was a great honor, but it also begged an uncomfortable question: “Is this what I’ve been working all my life for? The answer, of course, has to be no.”

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