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19Jan 21
Amanda Gorman’s Inauguration Poem Calls For A Better America

Amanda Gorman’s inauguration poem calls for a better America

At age 22, Amanda Gorman is the youngest poet to write and recite a verse at a presidential inauguration. Her poem, “The Hill We Climb,” spoke about unity, healing, grief, and hope. President Joe Biden addressed similar themes in his speech. Gorman was inspired by great speakers like Frederick Douglass,…

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