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"For Estefani, Third Grade, Who Made Me A Card" by Aracelis Girmay

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This animation is part of our series, "There's a Poem for That," which features animated interpretations of poems both old and new that give language to some of life's biggest feelings. Check out the full series here: http://bit.ly/TEDEdTheresAPoemForThat

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Meet The Creators

  • Poet Aracelis Girmay
  • Director Jordan Bruner
  • Narrator Aracelis Girmay
  • Animator Jordan Bruner, Zack Williams
  • Sound Designer Stephen LaRosa
  • Music Stephen LaRosa
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Producer Alex Rosenthal
  • Associate Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott
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Additional Resources for you to Explore
Interested in learning how poetry persists across time? Check out how the meaning behind the poem, For Esefani, has changed for poet Aracelis Girmay https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RkKZSJGCbyI
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About TED-Ed Animations

TED-Ed Animations feature the words and ideas of educators brought to life by professional animators. Are you an educator or animator interested in creating a TED-Ed Animation? Nominate yourself here »

Meet The Creators

  • Poet Aracelis Girmay
  • Director Jordan Bruner
  • Narrator Aracelis Girmay
  • Animator Jordan Bruner, Zack Williams
  • Sound Designer Stephen LaRosa
  • Music Stephen LaRosa
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Producer Alex Rosenthal
  • Associate Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott
  • See more