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Poet Alison Hawthorne Deming on What Nature Teaches -- If We Listen

Poet and essayist Alison Hawthorne Deming reads her essay "Brief Encounter on The Savanna," and talks with Emily Voigt about interpreting elephants, the importance of animal stories, and how our better intentions can be fueled by the simple contemplation of natural beauty.
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Emily Voigt is a freelance writer and producer in New York. Her work has appeared in the science section of The New York Times and on "This American Life," among other places. She is the recipient of a Pulitzer Traveling Fellowship from the... READ MORE >