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7 Amanda Gorman Quotes From Inauguration Poem

Making history – Amanda Gorman, the award-winning poet and Harvard graduate became a worldwide sensation after Joe Biden's inauguration. She is the youngest inaugural poet in U.S. history. At the age of 22, she became a role-model, recognised poet and inspiration to all. Here are 7 powerful quotes from her poem 'The Hill We Climb'

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“We did not feel prepared to be the heirs of such a terrifying hour. But within it we found the power to author a new chapter, To offer hope and laughter to ourselves”

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“There is always light. If only we’re brave enough to see it. If only we’re brave enough to be it.”

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“We will not march back to what was, but move to what shall be: a country that is bruised but whole, benevolent but bold, fierce and free.”

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“We, the successors of a country and a time where a skinny black girl descended from slaves and raised by a single mother can dream of becoming president, only to find herself reciting for one.”

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“We are striving to forge our union with purpose. To compose a country committed to all cultures, colors, characters and conditions of man. And so we lift our gaze, not to what stands between us, but what stands before us.”

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