Amanda Gorman is at it again! After making history on Inauguration Day, the 22-year-old became the first poet to perform at the Super Bowl when she recited a piece titled “Chorus of the Captains” during the preshow on Sunday. Gorman once again touched the hearts of viewers as she paid tribute to three community heroes — educator Trimaine Davis, Marine veteran James Martin, and ICU nurse manager Suzie Dorner — for their work during the COVID-19 pandemic. The three individuals have also been named honorary captains for the Super Bowl by the NFL.
“Today we honor our three captains for their actions and impact in a time of uncertainty and need,” Gorman recited. “They’ve taken the lead, exceeding all expectations and limitations, uplifting their communities and neighbors as leaders, healers, and educators.”
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