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Student’s poem earns statewide recognition

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Ezekial Town writes poetry to make sense of his emotions, so when he was paging through a U.S. History book last year and saw some of the figures associated with World War II — the number of American dead, the number of total dead — he picked up a pen.


“I just couldn’t understand the numbers that were on that page,” said Town, who was an eighth grader at the time but just finished his freshman year at Rosemount High School. “I couldn’t understand the actual suffering.”

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Nathan Hansen
Nathan Hansen has been a reporter and editor with the Farmington Independent and the Rosemount Town Pages since 1997. He is very tall.
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