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Finding Comfort In Shakespeare's 'King Lear'

Four hundred years ago this month, William Shakespeare died in Stratford-upon-Avon, England, leaving behind what may be the most significant legacy in the English language. His plays and poetry have influenced countless artists, but their greatest value may be in the moments when they touch everyday people. In a story from Here & Now contributor WBUR in Boston, Barb Cone of Massachusetts explains how she found peace in Shakespeare.


  • Barb Cone, visual artist in Massachusetts and Maine.
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