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Literature transforms lives in poor NY neighbourhood

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Literature is now offering residents in one of New York's poorest neighbourhoods an outlet like nothing they have ever had. The group Still Waters in a Storm is led by volunteer Stephen Haff and has attracted young people and seniors alike, all looking to express themselves through the written word.

Michael Maher reports on the effect the classes have had on the local community.

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