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Through writing, we can illuminate aspects of ourselves that may otherwise remain in the shadows. With clarity of voice and conviction in their message, the students of 826DC have exemplified what this pratice can be at its most vivid and hopeful.
In The Light, a collection of selected student works from 2016-2021, invites readers to bear witness to where these young writers have been, how they are working through an uncertain present, and the imagined better world they see ahead of them.From DC sidwalks to the expansive galaxies far away, these intrepid young writers illuminate the possibility of new futures ahead.

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