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Poet Nancy Mercado Reflects on 9/11

After the attacks of September 11th, New York poet Nancy Mercado felt compelled to write about what she lost when the World Trade Center Towers came down. Mercado reads her poem, "Going to Work." It was included in Poetry After 9/11: An Anthology of New York Poets." 7:30

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