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With His Nora, O'Casey Strolled

Seán O'Casey's self-imposed exile from Dublin in 1926 inspires Liz Dolan to reflect on the playwright who championed the Irish working class. From the River Liffey to Grafton Street, stroll with Dolan through his haunts.
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In the Hands of the Weaver

The helping hands of neighbors penetrate the "undertow of sufferings" in Lima, Peru, where poverty bumps up against modern life. Join Deborah Guzzi, armed with the poetry of Cesar Vallejo, in her search for Mother Earth.
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El Capitán of Isla Negra

Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo carries us, through the magic of her words, to Isla Negra, Chile, where she imagines El Capitán (Nobel Prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda) in his stone cottage on the sand.
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