Hurricane Harvey poem earns high school senior Poet Laureate honor

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Rukmini Kalamangalam, a senior at Carnegie Vanguard High School, discusses being named the City of Houston's Youth Poet Laureate. Her poem on the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey earned her the honor. The selection was chosen from dozens of applicants. Kalamangalam is an Indian immigrant who came to America at 6 years old. She says her dream is to one day become an attorney.

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