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At Home with Carl Sandburg

Soon after 2002 Furman graduate Kimberly Simms arrived at the Carl Sandburg Home, the poet had the first of the season’s baby goats in her arms, only hours old at that point. Simms, who is the National Historic Site’s 2016 writer-in-residence, lives in Marietta, S.C., a short 20-minute drive away—close enough that she commuted from her home to Flat Rock for the residency, which ran from April 6 to April 26.  Read more in The News and Observer.

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