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Poet Laureate's Migrant Childhood Was Like 'Living In Literature Every Day'

September 15th, 2015

Episode 256 of 550 episodes

Juan Felipe Herrera is the child of Mexican migrant farmworkers. He says, "I had a mother [who] sang and told stories and loved poetry, even though she only went to third grade."

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