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WATCH: Poet Amanda Gorman's powerful performance on Inauguration Day

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Posted at 3:02 PM, Jan 20, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-20 15:02:50-05

(AP MODIFIED)  — The poet who took the stage on Inauguration Day is an old pro at ceremonial occasions, and she's only 22.

Amanda Gorman has written for everything from a July 4 celebration featuring the Boston Pops Orchestra to the inauguration at Harvard University for school president Larry Bacon.

Gorman performed her powerful words Wednesday at the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris.

Watch Amanda below:

Shortly after the ceremony, she responded to a tweet from Lin-Manuel Miranda, referencing her nod to Hamilton in her words.