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A boy with a bike talking to another boy in front of the childhood home of poet Robert Burns
January 25, 2021

Poet's Home

This cottage in Alloway, Scotland, was the birthplace of poet Robert Burns. Considered the national poet of Scotland, Burns is arguably most famous for the poem "Auld Lang Syne," which is often sung on New Year's Eve.
Photograph by B. Anthony Stewart, Nat Geo Image Collection

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