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Daniel Berrigan (May 9, 1921 – April 30, 2016), born in Virginia, Minnesota, was a poet, Jesuit priest, and peace activist .He received his Bachelor's degree from the St. Andrew-on-Hudson and his Master's degree from Woodstock College. Father Berrigan publicly protested U.S. policy in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War. His defiant protests helped shape the tactics of opposition to the Vietnam War and caused his arrest in 1968. Berrigan wrote numerous volumes of poetry, including Time Without Number, which won the Lamont Poetry Prize; Prison Poems; Tulips in the Prison Yard: Selected Poems of Daniel Berrigan; and And the Risen Bread: Selected and New Poems 1957–1997. He died in the Bronx at the age of 94.
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