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The Life and Works of Gwendolyn Brooks: A Journey Through Her Poetry

Gwendolyn Brooks was a prolific poet and author born in Topeka, Kansas, on this day June 7, 1917, Brooks grew up in Chicago, Illinois, where her parents nurtured her love for reading and writing. As a young girl, she was exposed to the works of renowned poets such as T.S. Eliot and Langston Hughes, which helped …

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