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The Story of Hedd Wyn, a Celebrated Welsh Poet, and his Empty Chair August 24, 2012: In 1917, after winning several local chairs, Ellis Humphrey Evans won the chair at the annual National Eisteddfod cultural festival in Wales. The judges were soon saddened to learn that Evans, who came to be known as Hedd Wyn, had died in the Great War. The solution, it seemed, was to cart the chair off to his family farm, where it remains to [...] by