Strong words

“Give me your tired, your poor,

Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,

The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.

Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me,

I lift my lamp beside the golden door!”

Ever wonder about the woman behind those powerful words inscribed on the Statue of Liberty, words that have only gained power in recent months? She was an influential poet, a woman of wealth who died young, and one who volunteered tirelessly to help immigrants. Read more at this link.