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Richey's Poetry Addresses Son's Role as a Soldier

"The Warrior" by Frances Richey is composed of 28 poems written by the poet to her son, Ben, a Green Beret who has served two tours of duty in Iraq. Richey and her son talk about the collection and their unique perspectives on the war.

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