Poet Amanda Gorman dishes on the whys and wherefores of her 2036 presidential run and unveils her children’s book

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New York Daily News

Poet Amanda Gorman had her sights set on the White House long before it tapped her to help inaugurate President Joe Biden. Her own presidential aspirations started when she was just a hair into her second decade. “I remember being around 11 years old, and I was in class talking very passionately as I do about things I wanted to change in the world,” the nation’s first youth poet laureate, 23, told Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb during a Tuesday appearance on “Today.” “My teacher said to me quite jokingly, ‘Ha ha, you should run for president,’ and I said, ‘Yes, I should.’” To Gorman it was no …

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