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A look at the conflict in Syria through the eyes of a young poet

Instead of weapons, Amal Kassir uses words. An 18-year-old Syrian-American activist, Kassir has lived in Syria, but grew up and now lives in the United States, where she performs slam poetry to bring attention to the suffering in the Middle East.

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The Poetry Series, featured on the PBS NewsHour and funded by the Poetry Foundation, engages a broader audience with poetry through a series of thoughtful, in-depth reports on contemporary poets and poetry.
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