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Radiation Sonnets

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Radiation Sonnets

Radiation Sonnets

Radiation Sonnets

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Susan Stamberg talks to Jane Yolen, a leading writer of children's books. When her husband, David, was diagnosed with cancer of the skull, Yolen found emotional strength by writing a sonnet a day, as he underwent radiation treatment.