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Welsh home of Dylan Thomas

Dylan Thomas is one of the most famous poets and writers from Wales. He was born in a port city on the south coast of the small British nation. It's the second biggest city in Wales, after Cardiff. Where in Wales was Dylan Thomas born?

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Dylan Thomas is one of the most famous poets and writers from Wales. But where in Wales?

Well, he was born in a port city on the south coast of the small British nation. It's the second biggest in Wales, after Cardiff. The port's population boomed during the industrial revolution.

A lot of copper was processed there back then � earning the city the curious nickname of �Copper-o-polis.� And this past week it saw in this port city that the Dylan Thomas Literary Prize was awarded. It's given by the University of Wales to talented writers and poets under the age of 30.
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The answer is Swansea. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Philadelphia poet Elyse Fenton who was awarded the Dylan Thomas literary prize in Wales for her book �Clamor.� It's a collection of poems inspired by her husband's military deployment to Iraq.

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