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Video: Patti Smith Reads Letter to Friend & One-Time Lover Robert Mapplethorpe

On March 9, 2014 at MoMa PS1, in memorial of her friend and one-time lover Robert Mapplethorpe, Patti Smith read a letter she wrote to him a few days before he died in 1989, but that he never got to read. The letter is included in her book, “Just Kids.”

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