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B) On Aug. 7, 1942, "A Prairie Home Companion" host Garrison Keillor was born in Anoka, Minn., the son of Grace and John Keillor, who was a carpenter and postal worker. He graduated from the University of Minnesota with a bachelor's degree in English in 1966. While there, he began his broadcasting career on the student-operated radio station known today as Radio K.

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