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Anis Mojgani
Spoken Word Poet

Anis Mojgani is a two time National Poetry Slam Champion, winner of the International World Cup Poetry Slam, and a National Book Award Nominee. Everyone, he believes, is “invested with nobility,” and he says his parents gave him, “the permission to be oneself, acceptance of who one is.” His goal in life is to simply continue, something that he says is actually quite difficult. Continuing takes patience and it’s often a process of balancing being selfish and selfless. Watch