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Take Note: Poet Patricia Jabbeh Wesley on Surviving the Liberian Civil War

Patricia Jabbeh Wesley
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HEAR MORE OF OUR INTERVIEW WITH POET PATRICIA JABBEH WESLEY.

Dr. Patricia Jabbeh Wesley is a gifted poet, scholar, public speaker and human rights activist.  Her powerful poems are a tribute to the dead and an appeal to the living. Wesley teaches English and Creative Writing at Penn State-Altoona and is the author of four widely acclaimed volumes of poetry.  We talked with her about surviving Liberia's civil war and her new memoir, about how education saved her, and about going home.

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