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Inaugural poet Richard Blanco addresses a packed Kagin
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Inaugural poet Richard Blanco addresses a packed Kagin

Richard Blanco addressed the Macalester community this Wednesday in a packed Hill Ballroom at opening convocation, an event made all the more memorable as the audience watched the poet receive his first honorary degree. An accomplished poet, writer, engineer and public figure who served as the Inaugural Poet to welcome in President Obama’s second term,…