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Three medical students nurture the soul through poetry

Clip: 01/06/2014 | 3m 52s

Three Harvard medical students, who chose to take time out from their hectic schedules to focus on reading poetry and honing their own writing skills, credit poetry with "feeding the soul," "doing justice" to hard realities that prose couldn't adequately address and giving them perspective on the parallels between medicine and writing.

Aired: 01/06/14

Rating: NR

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