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    The John Murray Show Monday 19 May 2014

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    The John Murray Show

    A lively mix of entertainment, human interest and lifestyle, presented by Kathryn Thomas.

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    Laziness

    Tens of thousands of students across the country are focusing their minds on the upcoming exam season, and tens of thousands more are doing everything they can to avoid their study desks. Study avoidance often comes down to procrastination, fear and plain old laziness. Etiquette expert Tina Koumarianos joins Kathryn to look at how laziness can become the habit of a lifetime.

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    The Waiting - Cathy LaGrow

    For seventy seven years, a mother waited in the desperate hope that she would one day be reunited with the daughter she had given up for adoption as a baby. That mother is now 102 years old her name is Minka Disbrow. She is now telling her astonishing story through the words of her granddaughter. The book is entitled 'The Waiting' and the author is Cathy LaGrow. Kathryn spoke to Cathy who is based in Portland, Oregon.

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    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Granny's Old Arm Chair
      Composer: Frank Crumit
      Performer(s): Frank Crumit
      Performer(s): Frank Crumit
      Album: Return of the Gay Cabellero, EMI records
      Duration: 1:30

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