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Local teen advances to national finals of Poetry Out Loud in DC

Nine finalists, including one Milwaukee teen, has advanced as finalists in the Poetry Out Loud competition.

Ian Walls, a senior at the Milwaukee High School of the Arts, will show his skills in reciting classic and contemporary poems in hopes of winning a $20,000 award.

Ian, and the 8 other finalist, compete tonight at 6:00 pm central time.

Just for being a finalist Ian wins at least a $1000 cash prize and $500 for his school library.

You can watch Ian live tonight at http://arts.gov/partnerships/poetry-out-loud-national-recitation-contest/webcast-national-semifinals-and-finals

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