SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (KABC) -- Cool Kid Kinsale Hueston, who is half-white and half-Native American, writes poetry to express her struggles with her diverse ancestry.
The 17-year-old was honored at the Library of Congress for her moving poetry at this year's National Student Poet.
Hueston also started a Native American culture club at her school, St. Margaret's Episcopal School in San Juan Capistrano, educating peers about her heritage and diversity.
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Cool Kid Kinsale Hueston writes poetry to express her Native American ancestry