Garrison Keillor strikes the right chords with Omaha audience

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Posted: Wednesday, May 22, 2013 12:00 am

Garrison Keillor grew up on the edge of the prairie, a place that's “not the end of the world, but you can see it from there,” as he told an Omaha audience Tuesday night.

This was likely not news to most of the Keillor fans who filled the Peter Kiewit Concert Hall at the Holland Performing Arts Center during a nearly sold-out show. Most audience members were probably already familiar with Keillor's Minnesota upbringing from “A Prairie Home Companion,” the weekly show he has hosted on National Public Radio for the better part of 40 years.

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