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The New American Dream of Amanda Gorman’s ‘The Hill We Climb’

How the poet connects America’s past to its future.

Photo by Sasin Tipchai on Pixabay

Plenty of history was made on January 20, 2021. Plenty of firsts. Plenty of barriers broken. And while it’s easy to get swept up in the currents of politics that dominate our attention, there was another current flowing strong that day. National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda…

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Aaron Meacham

Aaron Meacham

My name anagrams to “a man becomes.” I love movies and Kurt Vonnegut. I don’t understand how anagrams work.