Richard Blanco

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American poet

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In 2023, Blanco was awarded the National Humanities Medal by President Biden from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

According to Wikipedia, Richard Blanco is an American poet, public speaker, author and civil engineer. He is the fifth poet to read at a United States presidential inauguration, having read the poem "One Today" for Barack Obama's second inauguration. He is the first immigrant, the first Latino, the first openly gay person and at the time the youngest person to be the U.S. inaugural poet.

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