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Program pays tribute to William Stafford


by: VERN UYETAKE - Kim Stafford was on hand for the launch of the 2014 Lake Oswego Reads program this week. This year's program will honor his father, the poet William Stafford.by: VERN UYETAKE - Nearly 1,000 copies of William Stafford's 'Ask Me' were distributed Tuesday evening at the Lake Oswego Reads kickoff event.Nearly 1,000 copies of William Stafford's "Ask Me" were distributed Tuesday evening at the Lake Oswego Reads kickoff event.

"It was wonderful," said Cyndi Glazer, organizer of Lake Oswego Reads. "And it was so meaningful to have Kim Stafford speak."

William Stafford's favorite dessert, carrot cake, was served.

This year would have marked the poet's 100th birthday.

The book can be checked out from the library in electronic form and paperback. To learn more, visit www.ci.oswego.or.us/loreads/2014-events




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