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Claire Pratt Biography | Poet

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Mildred Claire Pratt, (18 March 1921 – 5 April 1995), was a Canadian artist, poet and editor who published as Claire Pratt. She was the daughter of Viola Whitney (a writer and editor of the magazine World Friends ) and E.J. Pratt, a noted poet and educator. At the age of four Claire contracted polio and subsequently developed osteomyelitis, an inflammatory disease of the bone, which affected her for most of her life.