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Young Detroiters unlock their inner poets

Clip: 10/23/2013 | 8m 21s

Detroit schools are turning their students into published poets with a little guidance from professional writers and a program called InsideOut. Jeffrey Brown reflects with U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey about visiting the Motor City middle-schoolers and the "sense of power" she witnessed as they found their voices.

Aired: 10/23/13

Rating: NR

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