Natasha Tretheway wipes her eyes after she began to cry following her naming as 19th U.S. poet laureate, in Decatur, Georgia

 
Natasha Tretheway wipes her eyes after she began to cry following her naming as 19th U.S. poet laureate, in Decatur, Georgia
Natasha Tretheway, author of three poetry collections and winner of the Pulitzer Prize, wipes her eyes after she began to cry following her naming as the 19th U.S. poet laureate, during a celebration in Decatur, Georgia June 7, 2012. Tretheway is only the second Southerner appointed to the position and will officially take up her duties in the fall. REUTERS/Tami Chappell (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT PROFILE SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)