December 2, 2020
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Keeping hope alive

By | Mar 1, 2007

Tom Kerr leaned back in his office chair and listened to the recording of a poem from his faculty Web site one afternoon in January. A long-limbed, silver-haired man whose lined mouth is quick to smile, Kerr said he was disturbed and saddened by the poem’s unpolished verse. “It’s intense,” said the assistant professor of…