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Three Elementary Student Example Poems:
Free at last! by Chase, fifth grade writer
Free at Last
Emancipation Proclamation Discrimination Nation
Free At Last
Martin’s Words of History by Keara, fifth grade writer
white man free
At last free together
Forever this time
A Middle School Example:
Change! by Maggie, eighth grade poet
Segregation, Discrimination, Hatred
I Have A Dream!
Liberty, Equality, Togetherness
High School Student Example Being Sought:
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