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A poetic slam dunk

Julia Pistole, a senior at Clinton High School, has placed second in the Thea Foundation’s second annual Poetry Slam Scholarship Competition in North Little Rock. Participants had to perform an original poem from memory in each of three rounds. Julia is the daughter of Jeff and Maria Pistole. Julia received a $2,000 Thea scholarship. Several of her poems have been published in the Democrat.

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