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Emma Lazarus
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Engrave this Quote Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses yearning to be free,
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.
Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me,
I lift my lamp beside the golden door!
-Emma Lazarus, Excerpted from a poem by Emma Lazarus, 1883, inscribed on the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty. Tell a Friend


 


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