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Marathon bombings take center stage at Boston poetry slam

In a packed theater on ­Huntington Avenue, high school students, teachers, and spectators gathered to cheer one another on and compete for the first place prize in the “Louder than a Bomb” poetry slam competition.

While the majority of poems were unrelated to the tragic events that happened at the Boston Marathon and instead focused on youth identity staples like looking for a seat at the lunch table, one of the opening acts featured four young women from Cambridge Rindge and Latin School.

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