Fresh Air for Jan. 9, 2018: Girls Auto Clinic Owner Patrice Banks Hear the Fresh Air program for January 9, 2018

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Girls Auto Clinic Owner: 'I Couldn't Find A Female Mechanic, So I Had To Learn'

There was a time when Patrice Banks avoided taking her car in for routine maintenance. Now, she's a trained mechanic, and the owner of a garage that caters to women.

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Girls Auto Clinic Owner: 'I Couldn't Find A Female Mechanic, So I Had To Learn'

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Author Denis Johnson, pictured here in 2013, died in May of 2017. The new posthumously published collection, The Largesse of the Sea Maiden, features five of Johnson's short stories. Cindy Lee Johnson/Courtesy of Random House hide caption

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Posthumously Published 'Sea Maiden' Affirms Denis Johnson's Eternal Voice

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