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Meet the first African-American Youth Poet Laureate


Despite a speech impediment, 19-year-old Amanda Gorman is the first-ever Youth Poet Laureate in the U.S. Much of her work is about social justice, which she attributes to her mother, a teacher. Jenna Bush Hager sits down with her for Breaking Through TODAY, our series marking Black History Month.