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“Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor” By Emma Lazarus

By Victoria Cepeda The late Jewish-American poet Emma Lazarus wrote “The New Colossal” in 1883. It is a poem, that  just as the statue she was honoring, would become  synonymous of liberty and a beacon of hope.   One hundred and twenty eight years later, The Statue of Liberty remains a symbol of protection for the displaced, the hungry and the poor of all walks […]

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