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Happy Birthday to Dr. Robert Cole


Dr. Robert Cole’s advice about listening applies to reading as well. Do you “listen” to what you’ve written?

Thank you Concord Oral History Program for the photo. An interview conducted in 1992 by Renee Garrelick can be found here.

Robert Coles is a child psychiatrist, professor at Harvard University, and author of more than fifty books. He has written biographies, poetry, several children’s books, and for the New Oxford Review, and American Poetry Review. In 1973 he won the Pulitzer Prize in General Nonfiction for Children in Crisis.

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