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Conversation with Fort Worth newsmaker, Carolyn West

In the latest installment of our occasional conversations with Fort Worth newsmakers, Carolyn West, founder and executive director of The Thank You Darlin’ Foundation, spoke with arts and culture editor Marcheta Fornoff about the organization’s youth poetry slam. This conversation has been edited for length and clarity. For the unabridged

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Join Our Team and Inspire Creative Minds

Watch a child’s face light up with new knowledge. It’s an amazing experience that you can be a part of TYD Foundation as a Teaching Artist. Using the Voice2Youth™ poetry and literacy curriculum, you can help strengthen students’ creative thinking, reading, writing and public speaking skills. Become a Teaching Artist!

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