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Poetic stickup: Put the financial aid in the bag - Carvens Lissaint

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At TEDYouth 2011, performance artist Carvens Lissaint shows how to use language, metaphor and imagery to express a powerful idea -- as in this spoken word performance, a stirring plea to make college education more accessible.

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