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Natasha Trethewey reads her poem 'Benediction'

  • Aired: 03/19/2014
  • 01:06
  • Rating: NR
For U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey, the visit to the King County Juvenile Detention Center brought back vivid memories of visiting her brother in jail after he was convicted of a drug offense. Watch her read her poem "Benediction" about the day he was released from prison. The U.S. Poet Laureate reads a poem she wrote when her brother was released from prison.
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