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WHO IS AMANDA GORMAN? ___ Read the article below: he-national-youth-poet-laureate/ Summarize the article In at least one paragraph (6-10 sentences), summarize the article you just read below: The article is about getting to know about Amanda Gorman and how she became the star of the inauguration day. Amanda Gorman is a 22-year-old writer who was born and raised in Los
Angeles, CA. Her passion for poetry started after hearing her teacher read Ray Bradbury's "Dandelion Wine" to the class. Gorman had difficulty pronouncing certain sounds. When Gorman was 14 years old, she joined WriteGirl, a nonprofit organization in Los Angeles that promotes creativity and self-expression to empower girls. At the age of 16, she was named the first-ever Los Angeles Youth Poet Laureate. Gorman recently graduated cum laude from Harvard University. She performed her poem "The Hill We Climb" at the ceremony, becoming the youngest Inaugural Poet in U.S. history. She is also the first person to announce her

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