Gabriela Mistral

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Born Sunday 7 April 1889, died Thursday 10 January 1957

Professions: Diplomat, Educator, Poet

Nationality: Chilean

Many things we need can wait. The child cannot. Now is the time his bones are formed, his mind developed. To him we cannot say tomorrow, his name is today.

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At this moment, by an undeserved stroke of fortune, I am the direct voice of the poets of my race and the indirect voice for the noble Spanish and Portuguese tongues.

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