Pat, who is going on 107 years old, says she was surprised that her difficulty breathing was caused by a heart problem, not her lungs.
Now in its seventh year, Quest for the Voice is a annual poetry slam sponsored by MN Spoken Word Association. Hosted by Toki Wright and Rafael Casal, the marathon poetry event features 20 local youth, and the winner will represent Minnesota at the Brave New Voices International Youth Poetry Festival in San Francisco, California, in July. KFAI’s Maria Almli caught up with founders Sha Cage and e.g. Bailey to learn more. For more information, go to mnspokenword.com.