The event, called Tell Me Your Story: Leaving Home, saw students take to the stage in poetic or storytelling fashion to share their transitionary tales of leaving home behind to find a new one in Canada.
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Sabrina Benaim, most well-known for her poem, “Explaining My Depression to My Mother,” which has over 3,000,000 views on YouTube from her performance at the 2014 National Poetry Slam in Toronto, was the featured poet for the night. Benaim performed poems about anxiety, heartbreak, and one of her inspirations, Beyoncé.