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PHOTOS: YouthSpeak success at the Summit County Library

Gina Mechling recites a poem during YouthSpeak at the Summit County Library in Kimball Junction Wednesday evening, March 29, 2017. Mechling was the first of eight students to perform during the event, which offered teens a platform to express their feelings through poetry, spoken word or song. (Tanzi Propst/Park Record)

The Summit County Library in Kimball Junction hosted a YouthSpeak event for teens, creating a safe environment for them to express their feelings through poetry, spoken word or song and to receive feedback Wednesday evening, March 29, 2017. The event, which was free and open to the public, awarded first, second, third place and honorable mention prizes to participants. (Tanzi Propst/Park Record)