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Houston’s 2020 Youth Poet Laureate Hopes To Make A Difference

Houston’s 2020 Youth Poet Laureate hopes to make a difference

Madison Petaway, 16, was chosen as Houston’s 2020 Youth Poet Laureate. She’s a junior in high school with a passion for poetry. Inspired by rap music, she started writing poetry in first grade. Petaway tries to bring awareness to mental health issues. She shared in an interview, “Being a teenage…

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