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“Just Two North End Boys,” a poem by Gary Banker, is one of four poems featured in a new exhibit, “Words of War,” at the Richard I. Bong Veterans Heritage Center. (Maria Lockwood)

‘Words of War’ offer inspiration

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A new exhibit at the Richard I. Bong Veterans Heritage Center speaks for itself. “Words on War” features a quartet of poems about World War II, two by Superior men.


“While a factual account of an event enables a person to see what was transpiring, a poem enables that same individual to feel what was occurring,” said Gary Banker of Superior, whose poem is featured in the exhibit. “It reaches behind what we see and takes us deeper into the human heart.”

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