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Friday Fun: Bill Murray Reads Poetry to Construction Workers

During the renovation of Poets House in 2009, Bill Murray held a short poetry reading with the construction workers, as a gesture of appreciation for their work. Between the jokes, the moments sharing Emily Dickinson are poignant.

As Emily Dickinson might say, “A word is dead when it is said, some say. I say it just begins to live that day.”

Happy Friday.

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About Kent Anderson

I am the Publisher at AAAS/Science. Previously, I have worked as CEO/Publisher of the STRIATUS/JBJS, Inc., a publishing executive at the New England Journal of Medicine, and Director of Medical Journals at the American Academy of Pediatrics.

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