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M.D. Roberts Middle School sixth-grader Darrielle McCray recently won a national poetry competition, hosted by the National John Steinbeck Center, for her poem, entitled "Mom."

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Student wins national poetry contest

Every Mother's Day for the last 10 years, it has been difficult for Shondell McCray to cope, since her mother, Gwendolyn Baggs, died of cancer.


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