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Poe's life, work celebrated
A program celebrating the birth of Edgar Allan Poe on Jan. 19, 1809, was offered at Warren County Middle School on Friday. It featured, from left, Abigail Bain, Logan Gaither (Poe), Jackson Everett and Jana Denning.
Edgar Allan Poe was born 208 years ago. If he were alive today, he would have enjoyed the birthday celebration thrown for him at Warren County Middle School on Thursday.“This is to expose children to the literary works of Poe,” said Carrol-Lee Mayberry, WCMS 8th grade teacher. “Children really aren’t introduced to Poe anymore.