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The Healing Power of Poetry I

The Poetry Ward: a doctor dispenses poems to medical students

Nov 15 2012 Catherine Tufariello
Doctor holding hand of patient
"Dr. Danielle Ofri recounts how she “prescribes” poems for patients and medical students alike."

In July 2012 the Poetry Foundation published two articles on “The Healing Power of Poetry.” In “The Poetry Ward" Dr. Danielle Ofri recounts how she “prescribes” poems for patients…

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What Motivates Us to Volunteer in a Capitalistic, Whatsinitforme Society?

Apr 23 2012 Edwin Blanton
Edwin Blanton
Edwin Blanton is Co-Founder of Ready, Willing...Enable! an international non-profit focused on educational programs for children with disabilities.

I’d been through the tunnel countless times before. I knew its hot, stale air. I knew its crowdedness. I knew its posters for the latest Broadway shows. I was there…

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