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Several acclaimed writers and poets will be performing this evening in Minneapolis to benefit a group of teen spoken word artists. The lineup includes Patricia Hampl, Alexs Pate and Ellen Bryant Voight. They are trying to raise money for Teens Rock the Mic, a group of young inner city poets based in the Twin Cities. The group's co-founder is Dudley Voight. She says she asked her mother, Ellen Bryant Voight, to participate in the fundraiser and bring some friends. Dudley Voight says the writers will perform for the young poets.

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