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National Poetry Day: How this program brings happiness to troubled teens | PBS NewsHour Extra

04 October, 2018
Print Tweet October 4, 2018 A unique program in Seattle teaches teens who are in jail, on the streets, or in other ways leading difficult lives to write poetry as a way to triumph over their experiences. U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey talks to a 16-year old inmate in 2015 at the Pongo Writing Project. For U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey, who recently visited the program k
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