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Richard blanco first hispanic gay poet inaugural

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Richard Blanco was the first Hispanic and first gay poet to recite poems at inauguration, among other firsts.
Richard blanco first hispanic gay poet inaugural

Poet Richard Blanco speaks at the podium at the U.S. Capitol building as Washington prepares for U.S. President Barack Obama's second inauguration on January 20, 2013 in Washington, DC. Both Obama and Vice President Joe Biden were officially sworn in today with a public ceremony for the President taking place on January 21. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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