Poet Amanda Gorman Finds Her Voice

Editor's note: Like many people across the country, we at 2e News were blown away by 22-year-old Amanda Gorman's recitation of her poem at the presidential inauguration this week. In printing an article about Gorman, we do not mean to suggest that Ms. Gorman is or isn't twice-exceptional, only to celebrate her clearly exceptional contribution to our nation's discourse at this critical time in history. She is a testament to the power and promise of our young generations.

There’s a new day in America and its first light has come from the shining words of 22-year old Amanda Gorman. Among the many memorable parts of President Joe Biden’s inauguration on Wednesday, Gorman’s recitation of her poem, “The Hill We Climb,” stood out as a ringi...


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About Stuart Matranga

Stuart Matranga is an author and journalist who has written for Rolling Stone, Maxim, and other magazines. As a teacher, he specializes in students who are reluctant readers. Stuart has extensive experience teaching and working with twice-exceptional students.