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Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Mexican-Born Poetic Prodigy Visits Staples

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Ekiwah Alder- Beléndez, a 21-year-old Mexican-born poetic prodigy, addressed students today at Westport’s Staples High School in honor of Latin Culture Week. Born with cerebral palsy, Ekiwah began composing poetry at the age of 3 and is the author of three volumes of poetry. Staples teacher Marylou Huisking (l) coordinated efforts to bring him to Staples under the sponsorship of the Westport PTA Cultural Arts Committee. Contributed photo

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