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Amanda Gorman

Amanda Gorman – American Poet

Amanda Gorman is an American poet. You may know her from her amazing poem at the presidential inauguration. Here are some facts you may not know about her.

– She is the youngest inaugural poet when she performed in January

– She grew up with a speech impediment and talking was difficult, so she would write and sing “Aaron Burr, Sir” (from Hamilton) to help

– She plans to run for POTUS in 2036

– She began writing songs starting when she was only 5 years old

– She graduated Harvard University in 2020

– Amanda has a twin sister, Gabrielle, who is also an activist and a filmmaker

I hope you learned more about Ms. Gorman. If you have anymore information about her, feel free to contact me!

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For more information on Amanda Gorman:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wz4YuEvJ3y4

https://www.theamandagorman.com/

https://www.britannica.com/biography/Amanda-Gorman

https://twitter.com/theamandagorman

Hannah

Hannah

Founder, Smart Girl, Survivor, Champion of womens rights and kids rights

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