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Tortured poet

Events have been taking place to mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of the celebrated Welsh poet and playwright Dylan Thomas. Thomas remains a hugely popular figure, as much for his exploits as his highly original writing. His heavy drinking, erratic behavior and tragic early death have created a legend that continues to resonate today. John Cummins reports.

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